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March 2, 2009

2 March 1904: Beloved author Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was born. Dr. Seuss is most famous for his myriad illustrated children’s books published under his primary nom de plume of Dr. Seuss and others, such as Theo. LeSieg. In the height of WWII, Geisel aided in the production of several American propaganda films and was a staunch anti-Fascist. Along with his 70+ published books, Geisel produced political cartoons for various left-wing publications.

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  1. March 3, 2009 6:09 pm

    I often wonder what my childhood would have been without Dr. Suess. I read “Oh, the Thinks You Can Think” to my five-year-old. There are a few slow moments. But, without Suess to judge against the Suessness–how would I know any differently?

  2. March 4, 2009 10:44 am

    And he’s so quotable! 😀

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