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Henry Steele Commager
Birth: Oct. 25, 1902
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1998

Historian. He authored over 40 books and 700 papers, and was well known for his outspokenness on the topics of McCarthyism, the Vietnam War, and Civil Liberties. A professor at Columbia University, New York University, and Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, for many years, he was the author of works such as "The Growth Of The American Republic" (1930), "Documents Of American History" (1939), "Theodore Parker" (1936), "Readings In American History" (1939), "The American Mind" (1951), "Freedom, Loyalty, Dissent" (1954), and "Freedom And Order" (1966), "The American Character" (1970), "A Concise History Of The American Republic" (1976), and "Commager On Tocqueville" (1993), and many others. The biography, "Henry Steele Commager: Midcentury Liberalism And The History Of The Present" (1999), by Neil Jumonville, is based on his life. (bio by: K) 
 
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Wildwood Cemetery
Amherst
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 16, 2004
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