Streets Author:Margaret Budenz Massive Unemployment, general despondency, economic chaos?America was facing the Great Depression. It was not the most opportune of times for Margaret Budenz to graduate from college and start her career. — STREET is the unique and deeply intimate account of her struggles, hopes, and loves. Rather than be easily dismissed as the wife of Louis B... more »udenz, former executive board member of the Communist Party of America and the editor of the Daily Worker Margaret stands on her own as lover, mother, and as an intellectual struggling against the evils of her day.
More than simply a biography, here is history, tracing for all women their gradual liberation, their social and political emergence in America.
Atheistic materialism proved fruitless, precipitating a dramatic turn of events: The Budenz family contacted Monsignor Fulton J. Sheen, who helped them flee the fold of Communism (not the safest group from which to exit!) and eventually find safety and solace in true spiritual renewal.
A well-told documentary by an unusually honest personality, STREETS is, more than anything else, a record of a courageous woman?s lifelong struggle to become ? as she puts it ? the kind of person she always knew she could be.« less