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Despite pressure, Pete Seeger won’t cancel participation in Israeli-organized peace rally

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/music/article/despite_pressure_pete_seeger_wont_cancel_participation_in_israeli-organized

No one tells Pete Seeger what to do. At 91, the iconic folk singer has penned hundreds of protest songs, railing against everything from the Vietnam War to global warming. He was blacklisted in the 1950s, he slept under the stars with striking farmers and he still reads the Communist “People’s World” -- along with The New York Times, of course.

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