The TV Week article incorrectly said that Pete Seeger wrote "Little Boxes." Seeger performed the song, but Malvina Reynolds wrote it.
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Pete Seeger, a Force of Nature
March 2, 10 p.m.
ONLINE: Listen to "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine," one of Seeger's songs, at http:/
'Everything Moved Around Him, but He Stayed Centered'
A sampling of what Seeger has done:
Rode the rails with folk singer Woody Guthrie
Worked with music historians John and Alan Lomax, documenting folk music for the Library of Congress
Served in the Army in World War II, initially repairing aircraft engines
Traveled with the Henry Wallace presidential campaign in 1948
Wrote an instruction manual on how to play the banjo
With the Weavers, topped the charts with hits such as "Goodnight Irene," "On Top of Old Smokey," "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine"
Called before the House Un-American Activities Committee; cited on several counts of contempt of Congress; found guilty on some of the charges, which later were dismissed on appeal
Took his family on an around-the- world trip to play/study music in 1962
Organized a revival of the Newport (R.I.) Folk Festival
Added verses to, and helped popularize, "We Shall Overcome"
Awarded National Medal of Arts, a Grammy and Kennedy Center Honors
Wrote "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," a sing-along memoir, with the third edition due out later this year