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Lincoln Steffens
  • Name: Lincoln Steffens
  • Died: 08/09/1936
  • Born: April 6, 1866
  • Occupation: Muckraking journalist
  • Known for: Part of the muckraking trio at the turn of the century, Having his articles written into books. See Works.

Lincoln Austin Steffens (April 6, 1866 – August 9, 1936) was an American investigative journalist and one of the leading muckrakers of the Progressive Era in the early 20th century. He launched a series of articles in McClure’s, called Tweed Days in St. Louis, that would later be published together in a book titled The Shame of the Cities. He is remembered for investigating corruption in municipal government in American cities and for his leftist values.

Birth Name: Lincoln Austin Steffens

School: University of California

Alias: Lincoln Austin Steffens

Birth Place: San Francisco, California, US

Death Place: Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, US

Source: Wikipedia

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