Archibald MacLeish

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Noun1.Archibald MacLeish - United States poet (1892-1982)
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The whole attitude smells of snobbery and death." After reading a "great speech" by Archibald McLeish on poets, she comments to Humphries that it is "awful tripe," and in capital letters declares: "I STILL THINK THAT POETRY HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE IMAGINATION; I STILL THINK IT OUGHT TO BE WELL-WRITTEN."
Concurrently, the Library of Congress, under the activist leadership of Archibald McLeish discretely devoted resources to defending democratic values, monitoring German propaganda, and facilitating an eventual governmental crackdown on fascist sympathizers in the United States.