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Who is Alice McGrath?
Alice McGrath: Alice Greenfield McGrath, also known as Alice Greenfield, was an American activist who first gained fame in connection with the 1942 case of the Sleepy Lagoon Murder. She was the executive secretary of the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee from 1942–1944. She later married blacklisted poet Thomas McGrath, organized a pro bono legal service organization in Ventura County, California, and led 86 missions to Nicaragua in the 1980s and 1990s.
- also known as Alice Greenfield, Alice Greenfield McGrath
- born on (98 years ago) in Calgary
- nationality: Canada
- education: Los Angeles City College
- profession: Activist
- died on (5 years ago) in Ventura
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by Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
Kennedy, William McCarthy, Mary McDermott, Alice McGrath, Thomas McHale, Tom O'Connor, Edwin O'Connor, Mary Flannery O'Hara, Frank O'Neill, Eugene Gladstone Powers, James Earl Quin, Mike Toole, John Kennedy Italian American ...
An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by Maria Herrera-Sobek
Though the defense was organized by many labor and social rights activists of the time, including Alice McGrath and LaRue McCormick (also a labor organizer), the court found the defendants guilty of various charges by the end of January ...
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