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From Yale to Jail: The Life Story of a Moral Dissenter


Born with a golden spoon in his mouth, David Dellinger could have had it all. A talented athlete from an affluent background, educated at Yale and Oxford, he had every advantage. But he gave it all up for justice and principle, enduring financial insecurity, long prison terms, hunger strikes, death threats, for causes he believed in. In 1940 he was invited by Mrs. Roosevelt to have tea at the White House. He went, had tea with her, then hopped a freight train home! 

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