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By Eugene V. Dennett

Agitprop is the memoir of a Washington kingdom maritime and metal employee who was once an established activist within the American Federation of work, the Congress of business enterprises, and the Communist social gathering. Born to a Massachusetts operating type socialist kin, Dennett is an idealist who sought to unify theoretical precept, coverage, and perform in his way of life. His lifestyles tale embodies broader issues that make this e-book an allegorical depiction of 1 man's trip via twentieth century working-class the USA.

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That was the usual way in which the personal integrity of a prominent leader was undermined before he was expelled and politically destroyed.  The Party did not continue that tour.  But too often they were not.  The most frequently recurring case was that of Leon Glaser.  The only legal case the government had against him was as a foreign­born member of the Communist party, not for any actions that could be classed as violations of law.  Elevating blacks to top Party positions did not cure that problem.

I couldn't back out after making that commitment.  I found it to be a full time job to read and try to understand those many publications.  They believed right and justice belonged on their side, protesting against imperialist war, supporting the shingle weavers' picket line, marching for unemployment insurance, saving the Scottsboro boys, organizing industrial red trade unions, and fervently defending the Soviet Union against threatened imperialist war.  That style of living proved to be best for me.

They were public organizations, but Page 24 they were mainly controlled by Party leaders as our "transmission" belts.  At that time, when there were indications the industrial union movement would begin, the TUUL ended its attempt at separate organization and dissolved.  That was the usual way in which the personal integrity of a prominent leader was undermined before he was expelled and politically destroyed.  The Party did not continue that tour.  But too often they were not.  The most frequently recurring case was that of Leon Glaser.

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