Writers and Editors War Tax Protest Pledge Signers [January 30, 1968]

Historical Military

Full page ad taken out in the New York Post with over 70 signers vowing to refuse tax payments in protest against the Vietnam War * Missing: Robert Duncan * Leslie Fielder * Edward S. Herman * Staughton Lynd * Milton Mayer * Dwight Macdonald * Jackson Mac Low * Peter Matthiessen * Ed McClanahan * Carl Oglesby * Tillie Olsen * Grace Paley * Kirkpatrick Sale * Peter Dale Scott * Lew Welch * John Wieners

Vote Ranking  

1

Howard Zinn

Educator

100% (36 of 36 votes)

2

Norman Thomas

Politician

100% (1 of 1 votes)

3

Allen Ginsberg

Poet

97.50% (39 of 40 votes)

4

Betty Friedan

Advocate

97.22% (35 of 36 votes)

5

James Baldwin

Author

92.11% (35 of 38 votes)

6

Susan Sontag

Author

88.57% (31 of 35 votes)

7

Hunter S. Thompson

Author

83.33% (15 of 18 votes)

8

David Dellinger

Advocate

66.67% (6 of 9 votes)

9

Paul Krassner

Commentator

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

10

Noam Chomsky

Author

61.54% (8 of 13 votes)

11

Gloria Steinem

Publisher

60.0% (117 of 195 votes)

12

Todd Gitlin

Advocate

54.63% (59 of 108 votes)

13

Thomas Pynchon

Author

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

14

Dr. Benjamin Spock

Doctor

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Author

28.57% (2 of 7 votes)

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Norman Mailer

Author

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

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Adrienne Rich

Poet

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

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Paul Goodman

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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Robert Bly

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

21

Philip K. Dick

Author

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Judith Viorst

Author

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Robert Creeley

Poet

0% (0 of 2 votes)

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Terry Southern

Author

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