Arnold Aronson Jesse Russell

ISBN: 9785512727423

Published: April 6th 2012


146 pages


Arnold Aronson  by  Jesse Russell

Arnold Aronson by Jesse Russell
April 6th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 146 pages | ISBN: 9785512727423 | 8.39 Mb

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Arnold Aronson (March 11, 1911 - February 17, 1998) was a founder of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and served as its executive secretary from 1950 to 1980. In 1941 he worked with A. Philip Randolph to pressure President Franklin D. Roosevelt to issue Executive Order 8002, opening jobs in the federal bureaucracy and in the defense industries to minorities. A close associate of Randolph and Roy Wilkins, Aronson played an important role planning the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Justice.

He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1988.

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