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The contention was that a sellout was taking place led by, of all people, Richard Nixon, who originally exposed Alger Hiss.The End of the Illusion: America Finally Learns Its Limits|Jacob Heilbrunn|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have always thought of Helen Gurley Brown as the female version of a Horatio Alger hero—the American dream of a self-made woman.Helen Gurley Brown Was the Practical Goddess of Love to Ordinary Women|Gail Sheehy|August 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The candidate who is accused of instigating class warfare seems like she has stepped out of a Horatio Alger story.Warren Takes Credit for Occupy Wall Street|Samuel P. Jacobs|October 25, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Jody Alger, 48, an unemployed casino waitress, guards her tunnel with a BB gun.Can Celine Dion Save Vegas?|Tony Doukopil, Ramin Setoodeh|March 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In 1996, he was enshrined in the Horatio Alger Association.Pizza Guy for President!|Bryan Curtis|January 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
But in none of his stories did Alger ever portray a tougher background or give it a bigger skyrocket finish.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
The company marched away with great hopes, but spent almost the whole period of the war at Camp Alger, near Washington.Historic Fredericksburg|John T. Goolrick
Alger's troopers soon rejoined me at Booneville, minus many hats, having returned by their original route.
My effective strength in this fight was 827 all told, and Alger's command comprised ninety officers and men.
One would hesitate to say that there is absolutely no use for books of the Henty and Alger type.Literature in the Elementary School|Porter Lander MacClintock