Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010)

28 01 2010

Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010)was an American historian and professor emeritus in the Political Science Department at Boston University. He was the author of more than 20 books, including A People’s History of the United States (1980). Zinn died on January 27, 2010, of a heart attack at the age of 87 while traveling in Santa Monica, California. He is survived by his daughter Myla Kabat-Zinn.

Zinn was active in the civil rights, civil liberties and anti-war movements in the United States, and wrote extensively on all three subjects.

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Empire or Humanity? What the Classroom Didn’t Teach Me about the American Empire

by Howard Zinn

Narrated by Viggo Mortensen

Art by Mike Konopacki

Video editing by Eric Wold.

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UC Berkeley’s Harry Kreisler interviews Howard Zinn.

Series: Conversations with History

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read A People’s History of the United States here

buy A People’s History of the United States here