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Works of Radical Imagination

Born August 24, 1922, visionary historian, activist, and professor HOWARD ZINN’s great subject isn’t war, but peace. His experience as a bombardier in World War II strengthened his convinction that there is no such thing as a “just war," which formed the basis for his activism for the rest of his life. In all of his books, including A People’s History of the United States and its companion volume, Voices of a People’s History of the United States, Zinn affirms the power of the people to control their own destiny and shape the course of history through direct action. Through a lifetime of pointed scholarship and principled civil disobedience, he has led and continues to lead generations in fighting for social justice.

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