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05/17/2013 10:38 am ET Updated Jul 17, 2013

Helen Keller: Her Scathing Letter To German Students Planning To Burn Her Book

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In mid-May 1933, Americans learned that students in German universities planned to burn a long list of books deemed "un-German." Helen Keller, whose How I Became a Socialist was on this list, wrote this open letter to the students a day before the burning took place.

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