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Despite Seeger’s death, his spirit lives on

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When I phone-interviewed the late and very great Pete Seeger years ago, I asked him about the Peekskill concert at which Seeger, Paul Robeson and other progressive folkies sang, then were attacked by thugs throwing stones at their cars. Pete told me: “I went home and combed the broken glass out of my children’s hair.” In his voice was forgiveness and fearlessness. He made the cowards who named names to the House Un-American Activities Committee ...


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