Norman Thomas was an American minister Socialist leader the Socialist Party of America 's presidential candidate six times. He was born in Marion, Ohio , on November 20, , as the son of a Presbyterian minister. In , he graduated from Princeton University with a degree in political science.
Sometime after his graduation, Thomas became a lifelong socialist. He is known by some only for his remark:.
In he joined the Intercollegiate Socialist Society ,  and later became Chairman of the League for Industrial Democracy 's executive committee. Robert M. LaFollette, Jr.
The America First Committee grew to over , members in its first year. He died on December 19, , at the age of eighty-four. Norman Thomas From Conservapedia. Jump to: navigation , search. But under the name of 'liberalism' they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.
But this fundamental difference in Socialist and Communist principles did not deter Thomas from continuing attempts to persuade others that Socialists and Communists could co-operate in attaining that goal. In this work, Raymond F.
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