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Thu Sep 20, 2012, 09:38 AM

Today in Peace and Justice history on September 20, 1906

Upton Sinclair's “The Jungle,” a realist novel, was published, exposing the dangerous conditions and deplorable sanitation in Chicago’s meat-packing plants. Reaction from readers was intense, including Pres. Theodore Roosevelt who coined the term, muckrakers, to describe Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, . . continued > http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/thisweek.htm

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