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Michael Wreszin (1926-2012)

I’m not going to be posting much today, but I did want to note the passing of the historian and biographer Michael Wreszin at the age of 85.  Although Wreszin died on August 12, his family announced his death this past weekend, which is when the New York Times published its obituary of him. Wreszin, who was a professor of history at Queens College, is best known for three biographies of iconoclastic American leftists:  Oswald Garrison Villard: Pacifist at War (1965), The Superfluous Anarchist: Albert Jay Nock (1972), and A Rebel in Defense of Tradition: the Life and Politics of Read more