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Nader, Ralph (b. 1934)

  • By: Richard M. Flanagan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

American consumer advocate and political activist

Ralph Nader, the father of the modern consumer rights movement in the United States, was born in 1934 in Winsted, Connecticut, to public-spirited immigrant parents from Lebanon who distrusted powerful people and big business. A bookish ...

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