Publisher, Helen Keller, WTN discussed on Historical Figures

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Caller the publisher anticipated however the book remained in print and is now regarded as a classic in nineteen ninety six it was named where the one hundred most important books of the twentieth century by the new york public library after the publication of the book helen continued her college studies in nineteen oh four at the age of twenty four helen keller graduated cum laude with honors from radcliffe college she was the first deaf blind student to earn a bachelor of arts degree shortly before graduation and he sold wtn's relationship with john macy became romantic at age thirty eight she was having a passionate love affair with the man eleven years younger but the age gap proved no obstacle a year later in nineteen oh five and ian john got married and how in keller went to live with the macy's and rent them massachusetts although both any and john were devoted to helen there was always an underlying tension because anne put helen i as the years passed this tension surfaced and john and anne separated though they never divorced but before john macy disappeared from their lives he instilled in helen a passion for social activism helen officially became a member of the socialist party in nineteen o nine nine she adopted the party's ideals and wrote several articles about socialism she also supported eugene debs the socialist party presidential candidate as she began working for socialist causes helen keller received the first negative feedback of her career up to this point the press had been overwhelmingly positive praising her courage and intelligence but when she expressed her socialist views not only did they attack her positions they attacked her disabilities you might say it was the trolling of the day one newspaper the brooklyn eagle even wrote that her quote mistakes spring out of the manifest limitations of her development helen also faced a backlash from her own family specifically her mother kate helen wrote of her mother after my mind had taken a radical turn she could never get over the feeling that we had drifted apart one example of this was when helen labeled as shameful the south's racial.

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