Writings of Eugene V. Debs: A Collection of Essays by America's Most Famous Socialist

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by Eugene V. Debs

Red and Black Publishers

2009

SKU: 9781934941485

 

A collection of speeches, pamphlets, and writings from Eugene V Debs, from 1888 to 1925.

Beginning his career as an organizer for the American Railway Union, Debs ran for President on the Socialist Party ticket five times, polling up to 6 percent of the total vote in 1912. Jailed in 1919 for an antiwar speech in Ohio, Debs ran for President from his jail cell in 1920, polling almost a million votes, 3.4 percent of the total votes cast.