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Description John Gates, American Communist Party activist
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Author Roger Higgins, World Telegram staff photographer
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English: John Gates, born Solomon Regenstriet in New York City in 1913, was a prominent American Communist from 1939 to 1958. While a student at City College of New York, he became interested in communism and joined the Young Communist League (YCL). He was active in the campaign to free the Scottsboro Boys. Upon leaving college, he first worked with unemployed workers in Ohio.

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