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H.L. Mencken
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    (September 12, 1880-January 29, 1956)
    Died at 75 of cerebral thrombosis
    Birth name was Henry Louis Mencken
    Wrote 'The Antichrist),' 'A Mencken Chrestomath,' 'Happy Days 1880-1892,' 'Treatise on the Gods,' 'American Language' 'Heathen Days 1890-1936' and 'The American Mercury'
    He was extremely controversial for his time.
    He spoke of 'niggeros, blackamoors and coons.'
    He was anti-semitic in much of his writing.
    He had some conflicting opinions.
    He went by his initials, H. L.
    He was one of the most influential figures of the 1920s.
    He spoke his mind.
    He might have used racist and anti-semitic terminology, but he had many Jewish and African-American friends.
    He spent a great deal of time and effort to help Jews escape from Germany in World War II.
    Today, he still is one of the most respected authors of the 20th century.

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