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Published by PBS in [Alexandria, Va.] .
Written in English


  • Gardner, John W. -- 1912-2002.,
  • United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

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Companion Web site to the documentary film presents John Gardner, a leader, activist, author, and social reformer. Presents information on his life, actions, thoughts and writings. Includes a time line, video clips, and classroom suggestions for social studies teachers at the secondary and college levels.

Edition Notes

ContributionsPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsE741
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16285241M
LC Control Number2003557310

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