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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Howard Zinn, historian, author, educator, and civil rights activist, born (1922-2010). Howard Zinn was a Civil Rights and anti-war activist, opposing both the Vietnam and Iraq wars. He was a prolific author, perhaps best known for A People’s History of the United States, which details historical events from the viewpoint of the common American. Among the many awards he received are the Lannan Foundation Literary Award for Nonfiction, the Eugene V. Debs award for his writing and political activism, and the Ridenhour Courage Prize.

  • The Website of Howard Zinn. This official site includes tributes and links to many of Zinn’s projects, including video clips from The People Speak, print and video interviews, and more.