#432488 Overall Influence

John Beecher

American poet and activist


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John Beecher was an activist poet, writer, and journalist who wrote about the Southern United States during the Great Depression and the American Civil Rights Movement. Beecher was active in the American labor and civil rights movements. During the McCarthy era, Beecher lost his teaching job for refusing to sign a state loyalty oath. Following a 1967 decision of the California Supreme Court that disallowed such a loyalty oath, he was reinstated in 1977. Beecher's books include Report to the Stockholders, To Live and Die in Dixie, and In Egypt Land.

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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

University of Alabama

Public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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