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Zinn rests, but his book still stirs debate

Howard Zinn, author of “A People’s History of the United States,’’ died last week at 87. Howard Zinn, author of “A People’s History of the United States,’’ died last week at 87. (File 2006)
February 5, 2010

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IN RESPONSE to Martin Goldman’s diatribe against the late Howard Zinn (“ Zinn misled generations of students ,’’ Letters, Feb. 2), I felt compelled to answer. Zinn’s book, “A People’s History of the United States,’’ was never meant to be the final word on American history. Zinn admits it is from his perspective, but he is trying to shine some ... (Full article: 407 words)

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