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

Norman Thomas

Politician

100% (1 of 1 votes)

2

Betty Friedan

Advocate

94.59% (35 of 37 votes)

3

Ralph Ginzburg

Publisher

80.0% (4 of 5 votes)

4

James Baldwin

Author

69.23% (36 of 52 votes)

5

David Dellinger

Advocate

66.67% (6 of 9 votes)

6

Paul Krassner

Commentator

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

7

Noam Chomsky

Author

66.07% (37 of 56 votes)

8

Gloria Steinem

Publisher

60.10% (119 of 198 votes)

9

Allen Ginsberg

Poet

58.21% (39 of 67 votes)

10

Todd Gitlin

Advocate

54.63% (59 of 108 votes)

11

Howard Zinn

Educator

52.56% (41 of 78 votes)

12

Thomas Pynchon

Author

50.0% (2 of 4 votes)

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Norman Mailer

Author

42.86% (3 of 7 votes)

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Hunter S. Thompson

Author

42.11% (56 of 133 votes)

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Susan Sontag

Author

42.01% (71 of 169 votes)

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Dr. Benjamin Spock

Doctor

40.0% (2 of 5 votes)

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Paul Goodman

Author

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

18

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Author

25.00% (2 of 8 votes)

19

Adrienne Rich

Poet

22.22% (2 of 9 votes)

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Poet

0% (0 of 4 votes)

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Robert Bly

Author

0% (0 of 1 votes)

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Philip K. Dick

Author

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Judith Viorst

Author

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Terry Southern

Author

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Robert Creeley

Poet

0% (0 of 2 votes)