Donald Trump recently blasted the work of historian Howard Zinn as “propaganda.” Here is Zinn discussing the importance of rethinking how we view the triumphs and tragedies of U.S. history. pic.twitter.com/MuGkrB40aL
— Brut America (@brutamerica) September 18, 2020
“I think we ought to examine that premise that our great heroes are military heroes in war. There are other heroes that young people can look up to.” — Howard Zinn
The beautifully edited short clip by Brut is from Howard Zinn’s keynote speech at the National Council for the Social Studies conference in 2008.
More Howard Zinn
In response to the Sept. 17, 2020 White House attack on teaching people’s history and Howard Zinn, Democracy Now! aired the excerpt below from a 2009 interview.
Find more resources below, including the film documentary based on Howard Zinn’s autobiography, You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train.