In Contempt

DESCRIPTION: "Build high, build wide your prison wall, That there may be room enough for all Who hold you in contempt." The song asks how the wardens can imprison people for their consciences, and says they can never lock up all who dissent
AUTHOR: Words: Aaron Kramer / Music: Betty Sanders
EARLIEST DATE: 1950
KEYWORDS: political nonballad prison
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scott-BoA, pp. 370-371, "In Contempt" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Pete Seeger, "In Contempt" (on PeteSeeger05)
File: SBoA370

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