Slide Show: Nation Readers’ Most Influential Progressives of the Twentieth Century

Slide Show: Nation Readers’ Most Influential Progressives of the Twentieth Century

Slide Show: Nation Readers’ Most Influential Progressives of the Twentieth Century

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Peter Dreier’s list of the fifty most influential progressives of the twentieth century honored the people who moved progressive ideas in America from the marginal to the mainstream, but his list could only include a handful of all those who have contributed to this tradition. We asked our readers to nominate the American progressives who have made the biggest difference in the twentieth century, and Dreier has now created a list of eleven more progressives you told us are deserving of our recognition. You can read Dreier’s complete biographies here, with suggestions for further reading.

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