for The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century by Peter Dreier
Unfortunately, most Americans know little of this progressive history. It isnÕt taught in most high schools. You canÕt find it on the major television networks. In popular media, the most persistent interpreter of AmericaÕs radical past is Glenn Beck, who teaches viewers a wildly inaccurate history of unions, civil rights, and the American Left.
The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century, a colorful and witty history of the most influential progressive leaders of the twentieth century and beyond, is the perfect antidote.