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'Hentoff, Nathan Irving, 1925-'

Nathan Irving Hentoff; Nathan Hentoff; Nathan I. Hentoff

Nat Hentoff is a prolific writer on such issues as jazz, civil liberties, free speech and education. He had studied at Northeastern University and Harvard, and was a Fulbright fellow at the Sorbonne. After writing for many major media outlets, including Commonweal as a long time regular columnist for the New York Times, he continues to write on music for the Wall Street Journal and has a weekly column in the Village Voice. Merton thanks him for editing a book on the essays of A. J. Muste, and they discuss an essay by Hentoff on Lenny Bruce in a book called Seeds of Liberation. (Source: "Nat Hentoff". The Washington Post online edition: 1998. ‹›, accessed 2005/03/29.)

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