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  Oregon Blue Book: Notable Oregonians: John Reed - Journalist, Poet
John Reed was born in Portland, Oregon on October 22, 1887 to Charles Jerome Reed and Margaret Green Reed.
Reed graduated from Harvard in 1910, where he served on the editorial board of the Harvard Monthly and Lampoon, and was class orator and poet.
Reed's popularity as a radical leader led to the creation of John Reed clubs across the United States.
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  John Reed (journalist) - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Reed went to Lawrence, Massachusetts, where women and children had walked out of the textile mills and were carrying on a strike with the help of the IWW (the revolutionary Industrial Workers of the World) and the Socialist Party.
Reed became involved in the formation of the Communist Workers Party, went to Russia as a delegate to the meetings of the Communist International.
John Reed's body was buried in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis as a hero, the only American buried in the Kremlin.
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 John Reed (1887-1920) - Biographie
Reed's reports on the fighting in Germany, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria and Russia were publsihed in The war in Eastern Europe (1916).
Reed was forced to return to the United States for an operation that removed one of his kidneys.
In the early 1917 he married the journalist Louise Bryant and travelled with her to Russia to witness and report on the October Revolution in St. Petersburg for The Masses.
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 LitWeb.net
Reed became a close friend of V.I. Lenin and was an eyewitness to the 1917 October revolution.
John Reed was born in Portland Oregon into a wealthy family.
Reed's reports on the fighting in Germany, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria and Russia were published in THE WAR IN Reed was forced to return to the United States for an operation that removed one of his kidneys.
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 John Reed (journalist)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Reed was soon in the thick of the Mexican Revolution, riding with Villa himself, sending back stories which were acclaimed by Walter Lippmann (United States journalist (1889-1974)) as "the finest reporting that's ever been done....
Reed went back to the war in 1915, this time to Russia, to the burned and looted villages, to the mass killings of the Jews by the Tsar's soldiers, to Bucharest, Constantinople, Sofia, then Serbia and Greece.
John Reed's body was buried near the Kremlin wall (additional info and facts about Kremlin wall) in Red Square (additional info and facts about Red Square) as a hero, the only American buried in the Kremlin (Citadel of a Russian town).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/J/Jo/John_Reed_(journalist).htm   (2040 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - John Reed (Historians, U.S., Biography) - Encyclopedia
John Reed 1887–1920, American journalist and radical leader, b.
Reed returned to the USSR, worked in the Soviet bureau of propaganda, and was appointed Soviet consul to New York.
Upon protest from the U.S. government, Reed was withdrawn from the consulship.
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 John Reed (journalist)
John Reed (1887 - 1920), journalist, was born in Portland, Oregon and died in Moscow, capital of the former USSR.
Despite recent pride in John Reed, he was not fond of the city of his birth.
A perennial urban legend in Reed's home town is that Reed College was named for this journalist.
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 John Reed (journalist) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
John "Jack" Silas Reed (October 22, 1887 – October 19, 1920) was a journalist and activist, famous for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution called Ten Days that Shook the World.
Reed was born in 1887 in Portland, Oregon.
Despite recent pride by Portlanders in John Reed, he was not fond of the city of his birth.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/John_Reed_%28journalist%29   (412 words)

  
 April 1999: John Reed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
One of the most interesting stories of the 20th Century is that of John Reed, journalist and activist.
In 1919, Reed founded the Communist Labour Party and was first editor of the Voice of Labour.
The Emma Goldman Papers Contemporary of Reed, deported to the Soviet Union because of her views and, unlike Reed, saw the futility of Communism and rejected it.
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 Discovering John Reed by Howard Zinn excerpted from the book Howard Zinn on History
John Reed could not be forgiven by the Establishment (nor even by some of its critics, like Walter Lippmann and Eugene O'Neill) for refusing to separate art and insurgency, for being not only rebellious in his prose but imaginative in his activism.
Reed went to Lawrence, Massachusetts, where women and children had walked out of the textile mills and were carrying on a heartrending, heroic strike with the help of the IWW (the revolutionary Industrial Workers of the World) and the Socialist Party.
John Reed's body was buried near the Kremlin wall as a hero.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Zinn/John_Reed_HZOH.html   (2160 words)

  
 "Reed: Insurgent Mexico" by Judith Hess and John Hess
REED: INSURGENT MEXICO (Paul Leduc, 1972, Mexico) is an homage to John Reed, the American writer, journalist, and intransigent radical who covered the Mexican Revolution for four months in the winter of 1913-14.
Reed was disillusioned by this rejection which he never fully understood, and by evidence of corruption in the new state he had so warmly welcomed.But before he could act he fell ill at the age of thirty-three on October 17, 1920.
REED: INSURGENT MEXICO's impact is marred by various technical inadequacies — the images are often indistinct, the lighting changes from shot to shot and even within single shots, the sound is tinny and uneven, and the graininess of the image suggests that the film was shot in 16mm and then blown up to 35mm.
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 Encyclopedia: John Reed (journalist)
Reed College is a liberal arts college with 1341 students as of the fall of 2004 (45% men and 55% women), located in Portland, Oregon in the quiet Eastmoreland neighborhood.
Reed is also one of the few remaining schools that require all students to complete a thesis (a two-semester-long research project conducted under the guidance of professors) during the senior year as a prerequisite of graduation.
Reed's debating team, which had existed for only two years at the time, was awarded the first place sweepstakes trophy for Division Two schools at the final tournament of the Northwest Forensics Conference in February, 2004.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/John-Reed-(journalist)   (532 words)

  
 JOHN REED--REPORTING ON THE REVOLUTION
John Reed was born into a well to do family but the years in which he grew up, the first decades of the 20th century, were years of growing criticism of, and resistance to, the development of US capitalism.
Reed pointed out that, contrary to the image created in the bourgeois press, the Bolsheviks were reluctant to use violence against their opponents, how many of the reactionary Junkers were captured and released on their word of honour only to take up arms again, and how papers opposed to the Bolsheviks were allowed to publish.
Reed described with understandable outrage the suppression of the socialist press, the horrific race riots of 1919 and the wholesale deportations of striking workers, a process which culminated in the Palmer Raids of January 1919.
pubs.socialistreviewindex.org.uk /isj81/cox.htm   (2837 words)

  
 BookkooB : Ten Days That Shook the World - John Reed : Compare Book Prices
Reed's uniqueness is in his descriptions, but he also provides a wealth of detailed information and the reader is deluged with the names of factions, parties, regiments, militias, committees, sub committees, and both major and minor characters from all sides of the political spectrum.
Reed, came from a rich Portland family- like people such as George Orwell and Tony Benn he would reject his background- moving from the playboy he was depicted as in Dos Passos' USA to a bohemian poet/playwright- but always his most dominant skill was journalism.
Reed captured the complex events of the Russian Revolution in a style that is both readable and informative, turning the myth as it occurred into journalistic prose.
www.bookkoob.co.uk /book/0140182934.htm   (2118 words)

  
 John Silas Reed Biography / Biography of John Silas Reed Biography
John Silas Reed (1887-1920), American revolutionist, poet, and journalist, became a symbol in many American minds of the Communist revolution in Russia.
John Reed was born in the mansion of his maternal grandparents outside Portland, Ore., on Oct. 22, 1887.
Reed was a frail youngster and suffered with a kidney ailment.
www.bookrags.com /biography-john-silas-reed   (600 words)

  
 Willamette Week | Culture Feature
As a noted journalist, John Reed covered the Mexican and Russian revolutions, the Eastern Front in World War I, and violent clashes between organized labor and corporate power in America--establishing the blueprint for what, 50 years later, became the "New Journalism" of Tom Wolfe, Norman Mailer and Truman Capote.
John's father, C.J. Reed, was a salesman from New York who, in 1887, wed one of Portland's richest debutantes and landed a seat in the city's most privileged club.
Reed had lots of hot dates, but the love of his life was Louise Bryant, one of Portland's small community of radical thinkers and artists.
www.wweek.com /html/cultfeature052400.html   (1242 words)

  
 Jack Reed & Louise Bryant: Search for the Sites
Reed was a westerner and words meant what they said; when he said something standing with a classmate at the Harvard Club bar; he meant what he said from the soles of his feet to the waves of his untidy hair…Jack Reed was the best American writer of his time.
John Reed was born in 1887 in "Cedar Hill," his grandfather’s "big house on the hill above the city" where his parents had lived since their marriage and would for at least three more years.
John Reed, he declared, "is many men at once, and those who have tried to bank on some phase of him, to regard him as a writer, a correspondent, a poet, a revolutionist, or a lover, lose him.
www.marxists.org /archive/reed/bio/portland.htm   (6686 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: John Reed
John Silas Reed was born in Portland Oregon into a wealthy family.
Reed had visited Finland briefly in 1917 and 1918, but when he returned in 1919, the Finnish authorities has started to contol more tightly the border and followed movements of emigrants and revolutionaries.
Reed became a close friend of V. Lenin and was an eyewitness to the 1917 October revolution, recording this event in his best-known book Ten Days That Shook The World (1920).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/John-Reed   (299 words)

  
 John Reed (journalist): Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about John Reed (journalist)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
John Reed (1887 - 1920), journalist, was born in Portland, Oregon and died in Moscow, capital of the former USSR.
Despite recent pride in John Reed, he was not fond of the city of his birth.
The film Reds starring Warren Beatty was based on the life of John Reed.
www.encyclopedian.com /jo/John-Reed-(journalist).html   (199 words)

  
 Guide to the Louise Bryant Papers : Finding Aid
(John Reed had died in 1920.) By 1926, Bryant was suffering from Dercum's disease, a rare and painful condition, and she died on January 6, 1936.
There are multiple photographs of her second husband John Reed, her daughter Anne Bullitt, her lover Eugene O'Neill, and Refik, a Turkish boy who lived with Bryant and her third husband William C. Bullitt in Paris and became part of the family.
Some of the negatives seem to be from John Reed's time spent reporting on the Mexican Revolution in 1914 because they depict groups of men, often armed and on horseback, and desert scenes, but these negatives have not been positively identified.
mssa.library.yale.edu /findaids/stream.php?xmlfile=mssa.ms.1840.xml   (4170 words)

  
 Reed, John on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
John Reed John Reed, président par intérim de la bourse de New York, le New York Stock Exchange, a accepté de devenir prés.
John Reed is the metro market manager for Robert Half International Inc., a consulting firm in Dallas, Texas.
John Fernandez, shown here with his wife, Kristi, returning to Walter Reed from Iraq, April 11, 2003, a West Point graduate and champion lacrosse player, seemed to have a successful military career ah
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 Reader's Companion to American History - -REED, JOHN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Reed's life was filled with excitement, courage, and contradictions.
His journalistic career seemed to be unraveling when he was barred from the western front because of a foolish prank.
He anticipated the new journalism of the 1960s by actively participating in the events he was describing and by exploring the meaning of the revolution by trying to capture the emotions of its participants.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/rcah/html/ah_074400_reedjohn.htm   (651 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Ten Days That Shook the World: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Reed, an American journalist, was on assignment in Russia for The Masses--then the principal radical journal in the United States--and spent his days walking the streets, reading and collecting handbills, newspapers, and posters, and talking to people.
Having just finished John Reed's great work of historical journalism I would call it compelling, articulate, a page-turner, etc. It is unfortunate that Reed died so young and was unable to see what his idealistic heroes set loose upon Russia and later the world.
Reed either chose not to write about the thousands and thousands of famine victims, the secret police, the crackdowns and forced marches, the banishments, assassinations and disappearances, or he was controlled by the hierarchy, and not allowed to see it.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0140182934   (1479 words)

  
 John Reed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Reed, (1781-1860), U.S. politician, son of the above
John Shepard Reed, Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, former Chairman and CEO of Citicorp
John Shedd Reed, former chairman of Santa Fe Industries
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 John Reed --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Reed, a member of a wealthy Portland family, was graduated from Harvard in 1910 and began writing for a Socialist newspaper, The Masses, in 1913.
John Reed was born in Portland, Ore., on Oct. 22, 1887.
One of the leaders in conquering the dreaded disease yellow fever was Walter Reed.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9063001   (766 words)

  
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Reed not only describes events, he brings to life their drama, the trains of thought that enliven the participants on all sides and, above all, the class interests lurking beneath the surface.
When the government prosecutor rises to speak, this is how Reed captures his picture: 'Attorney Nebeker, legal defender for the great copper mining corporation; a slim, nattily dressed man with a face all subtle from twisting and turning in the law, and eyes as cold and undependable as flawed steel'.
Reed was by no means unique in taking as his starting point an outspoken identification with the plight of the downtrodden.
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 John Reed (journalist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John "Jack" Silas Reed (October 22, 1887 – October 19, 1920) was a journalist and communist activist, famous for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution, Ten Days that Shook the World.
The 1981 film Reds starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, and Jack Nicholson, was based on his life and won several Academy Awards.
Reed died at age and was crossdressed and tyed to a pole
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