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June 2011

Walt Whitman & America: Is the Dream still Possible?

Tweet Walt Whitman, the great bard of America, sang of simple men and women, and of a promise of America that went way beyond the economic dream that is now so associated with the American Dream. In “Democratic Vistas”, he wrote: “I hail with joy the oceanic, variegated, intense practical energy, the demand for facts, [...]