More of an American

“I love my country very dearly, and I greatly resent this implication that some of the places that I have sung and some of the people that I have known, and some of my opinions, whether they are religious or philosophical, or I might be a vegetarian, make me any less of an American.”

—Pete Seeger, 1955, during U.S. Congressional hearing about communist and un-american activities, as reported in AP story about his death.

Pete Seeger died in his sleep last night six months after his wife passed.

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