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    HOWARD ZINN 1922–2010

    Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922-January 27, 2010) was a historian, playwright, and activist.

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The Pentagon Papers Disclosure and Indictments

December 31 is the anniversary of Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo being indicted in 1971 for releasing the Pentagon Papers that were part of a 7,000-page, top secret history of the U.S. political and military involvement in the Vietnam War from 1945-71. In this excerpt, Howard Zinn recounts the lead-up to Ellsberg and Russo’s indictment. Following are resources for learning more about the Pentagon Papers, Vietnam, and Anti-War Movements. Continue reading.

voices_2014_978160980592010th Anniversary Edition of Voices Now Available

The 10th anniversary edition of Voices of a People’s History of the United States is now available. This edition features new voices including whistleblower Chelsea Manning; Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts… Continue reading.

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