Walter W. Liggett and Edith Fleischer Liggett: Marda Liggett Woodbury Research Files undated
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The Communist party of the United States is a left-wing Marxist party dedicated to revolutionary socialism and, until the anti-Communist Soviet revolution of 1991, to support of the Communist party of the USSR. With the establishment of the Communist International (COMINTERN) in Moscow in 1919, new Communist parties were founded in many countries including the United States. There have been many name changes and ideological shifts in the party over the years. Beginning in 1956, there was an ideo...
Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, editor and political worker, worked at several newspapers in New York City before becoming a free-lance writer. He wrote books about pioneer life and published a biography of Herbert Hoover. In 1932 he returned to his home in Minnesota and was assassinated because of his political writings. From the guide to the Walter W. Liggett papers, 1896-1932, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...
Walter William Liggett (1886-1935), American author, journalist and political activist from Minnesota, worked at several newspapers in New York City, including the New York Times, Sun, New York Post, Daily News, and the Socialist publication, The Call, before becoming a free-lance writer. His writing career began during World War I at local papers: the Pioneer Press, Minneapolis Journal, and St. Paul Dispatch . In 1932 he returned to his home in Minnesota. A large portion of his time was spent p...