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Across Race, Generation: Pete Seeger and Ending Poverty

Pam McMichael | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Pam McMichael

Pete Seeger knew the power of song. Through it, he influenced generations of people across the country and world.

Pete Seeger: America's Civic Apostle

Peter Alexander Meyers | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics
Peter Alexander Meyers

It takes rare fortune and fortitude to live, really and richly, in the full span of one's life. Especially if it reaches to a century. From youth to nearly his last breath, Pete Seeger was flat out alive. What did his life show? This simple truth: no one lives alone.

Pete Seeger -- Character, Personality, Intuition and Focus

Ralph Nader | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts
Ralph Nader

After 94 years, on January 27, 2014, the world lost Pete Seeger. The world is the lesser for that loss. I met and spoke to Pete Seeger a few times and can attest to his steady determination and uplifting spirit.

Forcing Hate to Surrender - Thank You Pete Seeger

John Deans | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts
John Deans

One can imagine that if hate surrenders, it turns to love. A metamorphosis rather than truncation. Lasting change over brief relief. This is the lesson Mr. Seeger leaves us with.

Pete Seeger, the Sower of Seeds

Carolyn Mugar | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green
Carolyn Mugar

Social change is the cumulative result of this constant sowing, handful by handful, lyric by lyric, person by person. Pete Seeger was a fearless fighter for social justice -- for peace, for civil rights, for workers' rights, for the environment.

Remembering Pete Seeger: "Keep It Small and You Will Make a Difference"

John Mellencamp | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
John Mellencamp

Pete Seeger's life-long commitment to the cause of peace and to addressing the plight of the downtrodden has been an inspiration to all those who have championed society's victims and have done what they could to combat injustice.

Another Side of Pete Seeger

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A banjo player dies at 94 and, for a moment, millions of graying Americans are young and idealistic again.

Legends: Classic Clip Of Pete Seeger On 'The Johnny Cash Show' In 1970

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 01.28.2014 | Celebrity

Pete Seeger, a pioneer of folk music and powerful political activist, died on Monday at age 94. Over a career spanning decades, the banjo-picking trou...

Pete and America

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Richard Brodsky

It's hard to fathom a life so long, and so well-lived. Our music is diminished, our politics made less, our connection to past times sheared.

FACE IT: Pete Seeger on My Mind

Michele Willens | Posted 03.30.2014 | Fifty
Michele Willens

Today, everyone will be writing their obits and playing "Turn Turn Turn," "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" and "If I Had a Hammer" in memory of the great and now late Pete Seeger.

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

David Kanegis | Posted 03.30.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

For many of us, Pete Seeger symbolized all that was great and noble in our country. Many of us were disaffected as the young of all generations tend to be. Here was a man born of our parents generation who "got us." If you were one of the lucky ones like me, your parents got him as well.

So Long, Pete and Toshi Seeger, It's Been Amazingly Great to Know You

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Their list of accomplishments will fill many printed pages, which all pale next to the simple core beauty of the lives they led.

Sorry, Twitter, But Pete Seeger And Bob Seger Are Not The Same Person

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty

Children, children, children. Honestly, please check your tweets for accuracy before hitting the Tweet button, OK? The Twittersphere got it wrong t...

Music To Remember Pete Seeger By

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment

Five essential songs by Pete Seeger, who died Monday at age 94: "IF I HAD A HAMMER": An all-time singalong co-written in 1949 by Seeger and Lee Hays ...

Obama Honors Folk Legend Pete Seeger 'For Showing Us Where We Need To Go'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama paid tribute to Pete Seeger on Tuesday, praising the folk legend for "reminding us where we come from and showing us where we n...

Pete Seeger's Most Spiritual Moments

Posted 01.28.2014 | Religion

Legendary folk singer and social activist Pete Seeger has passed away at the age of 94, but his songs and words will live on. Best known for eco-fo...

Famed Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT and MICHAEL HILL | Posted 01.28.2014 | Celebrity

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Unable to carry his beloved banjo, Pete Seeger used a different but equally formidable instrument, his voice, to instruct yet an...