At the time, there were very few foreign names in the press and they were all factory workers. I thought I’d never get a job at a university with a foreign name.
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|Birth:||6th November, 1903|
|Death:||25th June, 2004|
Rakosi was born in Berlin and lived there and in Hungary until 1910, when he moved to the United States to live with his father and stepmother. His father was a jeweler and watchmaker in Chicago and later in Gary, Indiana. The family lived in semi-poverty but contrived to send him to the University of Chicago and then to the University of Wisconsin–Madison. During his time studying at the university level, he started writing poetry.
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