Norman Thomas Quote

Answer: Norman Thomas Quote


I haven't checked this myself, but (a site known for debunking urban legends, etc.) has a note on this issue.

It is concluded that: "Although these words have been attributed to him for several decades, apparently no one has ever been able to turn up a source documenting that he actually said (or wrote) them, in 1944 or at any other time."

Further, "As far as we know, the closest connection yet found between Norman Thomas and the substance of the words attributed to him is something that was written to (not by) him, a 1951 letter from Upton Sinclair, the noted American author..."

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When many people refer to the quote "The American people would never vote for socialism, but under the guise of liberalism will adopt every fragment of the socialist program." Are they referring to the quote "The American people will take socialism, but they will not take the label." from his 1934 Speech?

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