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Michael Harrington

Michael HarringtonAKA Edward Michael Harrington

Born: 24-Feb-1928
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 31-Jul-1989
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Other America

[1] Born a Roman Catholic, and practiced the faith as a young man.

Wife: Stephanie Gervis (writer for Village Voice, one son)
Son: Alexander
Father: Edward Harrington
Mother: Catharine Fitzgibbon

    High School: St. Louis University High School
BA, College of the Holy Cross (1947)
    Law School: Yale Law School
    University: MA English Literature, University of Chicago (1949)
    Professor: Queens College New York (1972-)

Is the subject of books:
The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington, 2000, BY: Maurice Isserman

Author of books:
Labor in a Free Society (1959)
The Retail Clerks (1962)
The Other America: Poverty in the United States (1962)
The Accidental Century (1965)
American Power in the Twentieth Century (1967)
Toward a Democratic Left: A Radical Program for a New Majority (1968)
Socialism (1972)
Fragments of the Century (1973)
The Twilight of Capitalism (1976)
The Vast Majority: A Journey to the World's Poor (1977)
Decade of Decision: The Crisis of the American System (1980)
The Next America: The Decline and Rise of the United States (1981)
The New American Poverty (1984)
The Politics at God's Funeral: The Spiritual Crisis of Western Civilization (1985)
Taking Sides: The Education of a Militant Mind (1985, memoir)
The Next Left: The History of a Future (1987)
The Long-Distance Runner: An Autobiography (1987, memoir)
Socialism: Past and Future (1989)

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