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  Pete Seeger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter Seeger (born May 3, 1919 in New York City), almost universally known as "Pete Seeger", is a folk singer and political activist.
Seeger is involved in the environmental organization the Clearwater group, which he founded in 1966.
Seeger is known for his ardent political beliefs and his involvement with leftist political organizations, including the Communist Party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pete_Seeger   (1544 words)

  
 Peter Seeger (brief bio)
By the time Seeger was drafted in 1942, however, critics had called attention to the Almanacs' ties, and the FBI had already begun to fill what is no doubt a very fat file on the tall, skinny balladeer.
Seeger was apparently not entangled in the sectarian squabbling that contributed to the Communist Party's weakness at the end of WW II.
When Pete Seeger and his friends launched the sloop Clearwater into the Hudson River in 1969, he was in effect fulfilling a lifelong love of the outdoors and a longstanding desire to do something to clean up the environment polluted by irresponsible corporate and public water usage.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/50s/seeger-bio-2.html   (1249 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Pete Seeger
Peter Seeger (born May 3, 1919 in New York City), almost always known as Pete Seeger, is a folk singer, political activist and major contributor to folk and protest music in 1950s and 1960s.
As a member of the Old Left, Seeger is known for his communist political beliefs, formed before Nikita Khrushchev exposed the crimes of Stalin.
Like most members of the CPUSA, Seeger was opposed to any action against Hitler from the time of the signing of the non-aggression pact until it was broken by Operation Barbarossa on June 22, 1941.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Pete_Seeger   (871 words)

  
 Ecology Hall of Fame: Seeger
Pete Seeger was born at his grandparent's estate in Patterson, New Jersey on May 3, 1919.
Seeger was subpoenaed by the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1955.One of the few witnesses who did not invoke the Fifth Amendment, he told the committee that he would not discuss his political views because it violated his First Amendment rights.
Seeger became involved in the 1960s Civil Rights marches in the South, both as a marcher and as a performer for the marchers.
www.ecotopia.org /ehof/seeger   (1631 words)

  
 Pete Seeger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Charles seeger (mexico city, mexico, 1886 - 1979) was musicologist, composer, and teacher....
Peggy seeger (new york city, new york, june 17, 1935 -) is an american folk singer who also achieved renown in britain, where she lived for more than...
Seeger started a solo career in 1958 (see 1958 in music[For more info, click on this link]), EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pe/pete_seeger.htm   (2671 words)

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