Howard Zinn, R. I. P.


Via BooMan this piece from the Boston Globe a giant has left us.

“His writings have changed the consciousness of a generation, and helped open new paths to understanding and its crucial meaning for our lives,” Noam Chomsky, the left-wing activist and MIT professor, once wrote of Dr. Zinn. “When action has been called for, one could always be confident that he would be on the front lines, an example and trustworthy guide.”

I have read parts of A People’s History of the United States which is history as it should be told.

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