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Francis James Westbrook Pegler was an American journalist and writer. He was a popular columnist in the 1930s and 1940s famed for his opposition to the New Deal and labor unions. Pegler aimed his pen at presidents of both parties, including Herbert Hoover, FDR ("moosejaw"), Harry Truman, and John F. Kennedy. He also criticized the Supreme Court, the tax system, and labor unions. In 1962, he lost his contract with King Features Syndicate, owned by the Hearst Corporation, after he started criticizing Hearst executives. His late writing appeared sporadically in publications that included the John Birch Society's American Opinion.
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  • Personal 

  • Background 

  • Contempt for Franklin Roosevelt 

  • Opposition to the New Deal 

  • Feud with Eleanor Roosevelt 

  • Pulitzer Prize and activism 

  • Parodies 

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  • Writings