Historical Who is Who

MENCKEN, Henry Louis

1880 - 1956
United States
LITERATURE

 

American journalist who used his powerful pen abrasively to challenge taken-for-granted assumptions, both political and religious, including Prohibitionism and the ‘booboisie’ of the Bible belt.

Life

Writings

Video

H.L. Mencken speaks! (10 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCEy0iSMayo

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