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“Be Hammers—Not Anvils”: Clinton Jencks and Miners’ Poetry

by John Lepley

Since his death in 2005 Clinton Jencks has been the subject of two monographs that situate a remarkable life within a labor movement fragmented by Cold War anxiety and repression. In granular detail, James Lorence’s Palomino and Raymond Caballero’s McCarthyism vs.