In his excellent City Journal essay on Pete Seeger, Howard Husock dubbed Seeger America’s most successful Communist. In today’s New York Sun historian Ronald Radosh finds a current documentary celebrating Seeger still toeing the party line.
JOHN adds: It is ironic that the opening of the documentary lionizing Seeger, which Radosh criticizes, coincides with the dedication of a memorial to the more than 100 million victims of Communism. It would be interesting to hear Seeger explain his fidelity to a movement that far surpassed, in the field of mass murder, all others in human history. But that’s a question that he apparently is never asked. The photo below shows President Bush speaking at the dedication ceremony this morning:
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