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Abraham Cahan

(1860–1951), who came to the U.S. from Russia (1882), was long the editor of the Jewish Daily Forward. Besides works in Yiddish he wrote realistic fiction in English, including ...


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Richard Gid Powers

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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Social sciences, Politics, Law, History of Law
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...theologian Reinhold Niebuhr and Arthur Schlesinger Jr. ; Jewish anti-Communists of such varied political convictions as Louis Marshall of the American Jewish Committee, George Sokolsky of the Hearst newspaper chain, and Norman Podhoretz of Commentary ; socialists like Abraham Cahan of the Forward ; labor-union officials like Samuel Gompers, David Dubinsky , Sidney Hillman , George Meany , and Albert Shanker ; and black anti-Communists such as the columnist George Schuyler . The press tycoon Henry R. Luce , publisher of Time , Life , and ...