Author Zinn's Book
A People's History of the United States
Not to be written off as a leftist history of the United States. What makes this book incredible is that it doesn't mention what goes on in basic highschool textbooks, and focuses on the stories of movements that only get passing mention in earlier versions of history (i.e. the labor movement). It is a suprisingly riveting read. His chapter on the Vietnam war should be required reading for everyone. ...
You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
In a tidy autobiography, the emeritus professor of political science and celebrated author of _A People's History of the United States_ tells the story of his life in terms of the big issues he engaged with other colorful activists: civil rights, the Vietnam War, labor and social justice. The son of poor working-class immigrants in Brooklyn, Zinn worked in the shipyards, became a bombardier in a B-17 during the Second World War, and then went to court an...
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