Howard Zinn

Howard and Me: History for the People

History for the People By Robyn Spencer In 1989, one of my history professors at SUNY Binghamton assigned A People’s History of the United States in our class and nothing has ever been the same. 1989. Pinochet. Robin Givens and Mike Tyson. George H. W. Bush and Shabba Ranks. The Golden Girls and Iran-Contra. This was my 19-year-old world.
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Indiana’s Anti-Howard Zinn Witch-hunt

By Bill Bigelow
Howard Zinn, author of A People’s History of the United States, one of the country’s most widely read history books, died on January 27, 2010. Shortly after, then-Governor of Indiana Mitch Daniels got on his computer and fired off an email to the state’s top education officials: “This terrible anti-American academic has finally passed away.”
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Howard Zinn on History

Howard Zinn on History

Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. Introduction by Staughton Lynd. 2011. A collection of 27 writings on activism, electoral politics, the Holocaust, Marxism, the Iraq War, and the role of the historian.
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Howard Zinn on War

Howard Zinn on War

Book - Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. Introduction by Marilyn B. Young. 2011. Essays spanning 1962 to 2006 that examine specific wars, wartime incidents, and the force of non-violence to move beyond war, if we are to survive.
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Howard Zinn on Race

Howard Zinn on Race

Book - Non-fiction. 2011. By Howard Zinn. Introduction by Cornel West. Includes some never before published writings, speeches and interviews that illustrate the evolution and fundamental principles around the story of race in the United States.
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