• "He's changed the conscience of America in a highly constructive way. I really can't think of anyone I can compare him to in this respect." --Noam Chomsky • "Howard had a genius for the shape of public morality and for articulating the great alternative vision of peace as more than a dream." --James Carroll, columnist for the Boston Globe
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The visionary historical work of professor and activist HOWARD ZINN (1922–2010) is widely considered one of the most important and influential of our era. After his experience as a bombardier in World War II, Zinn became convinced that there could no longer be such a thing as a “just war,” because the vast majority of victims in modern warfare are, increasingly, innocent civilians. In his books, including A People’s History of the United States , its companion volume Voices of a People’s History of the United States , and countless other titles, Zinn affirms the power of the people to influence the course of events.