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Noam Chomsky


Noam Chomsky was born on December 7, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His undergraduate and graduate years were spent at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his PhD in linguistics in 1955. From 1951-55, he was a Junior Fellow of the Harvard University Society of Fellows. While a Junior Fellow he completed his doctoral ... See full bio »

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Other Works:

Book: "The Political Economy of Human Rights. Vol. I and II" (w/E.S. Herman) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Dr. Noam Chomsky | Prof Noah Chomsky | Prof Noam Chomsky | Prof. Noam Chomsky | Nômu Chomusukî

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5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[from Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)] I signed a petition calling on the tribunal to defend his [Holocaust denier Robert Faurisson]'s civil rights. At that point the French press, which apparently has no conception of freedom of speech, concluded that since I had called for his civil rights, I was therefore defending his theses. See more »

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Excerpts from his speeches have appeared on the "B" side of the single "New World Order: War #1" by the band Bad Religion. See more »

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