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Gary Wills on the CW

"The Underground Railway was run by holy criminals. Religious radicals have extraordinary staying power----like Dorothy Day, who went to jail for women's rights with Alice Paul in the 1920s and with Ammon Hennacy to protest nuclear war in the 1950s, feeding the poor and defying the powerful , decade in and decade out."---from UNDER GOD by Gary Wills,Simon & Schuster, 1990
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