Charles A. Reich

American academic and writer (1928–2019) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Charles Alan Reich (/rʃ/ RYSHE;[1] May 20, 1928 – June 15, 2019) was an American academic and writer best known for writing the 1970 book, The Greening of America, a paean to the counterculture of the 1960s. Excerpts of the book first appeared in The New Yorker,[2] and its seismic reception there[3] contributed to the book leading The New York Times Best Seller list. Due to the theme and implications of this book Reich was described as a "high priest of antitechnology".[4]

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Charles A. Reich
Charles Alan Reich

(1928-05-20)May 20, 1928
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedJune 15, 2019(2019-06-15) (aged 91)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Alma materOberlin College (BA)
Yale University (LLB)
Occupation(s)Lawyer, professor, writer
Employer(s)Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Arnold & Porter
Yale Law School
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of San Francisco
Known forThe Greening of America (1970)