Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;
Born: 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri
Deceased: 1989 in New York City, New York
Mr. Harrington attended the University of Chicago where he recieved an MA in English Literature before attending Yale Law School.
Biographical and Professional Information
As a young man, his interest in left-wing politics and Catholicism led him to Dorothy Day's Catholic Worker movement. He became editor of the Catholic Worker from 1951-1953. In 1960, he became editor of New America, the newspaper of the Socialist-Social Democratic Federation.
His book, The Other America influenced the Johnson adminstrations war on poverty. In the 1970's, he formed the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee of which he was a leader till his death.
The Other America: Poverty in the United States, Scribner (latest edition), 1997
Socialism: Past and Future, Ardcade Publishing, 2011
Socialism, Bantam Books, 1973
The Twilight of Capitalism, Simon and Schuster, 1977
Long Distance Runner: An Autobiography, Holt, 1988
Taking Sides, Henry Holt and Company, 1988
Fragments of the Century, Touchstone, 1977
The Next Left: A History of the Future, Holt, 1988
The Politics at God's Funeral: The Spiritual Journey of Western Civilization, Holt, 1983
The Vast Majority: A Journery to the World's Poor, Simon and Schuster, 1978
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
The Other America: Poverty in the United States
Release Date: 1997-08-01
Socialism: Past and Future
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Release Date: 1973-09
Release Date: 1988-05
Fragments of the Century
Release Date: 1977-03-15
The Politics at God's Funeral: The Spiritual Crisis of Western Civilization
Release Date: 1983-10
The Vast Majority: A Journey to the World's Poor
Release Date: 1978-09
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