Category: Books

Howard Zinn Dies

Howard Zinn, an author, teacher and political activist whose book “A People’s History of the United States” became a million-selling leftist alternative to mainstream texts, died Wednesday in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 87 and lived in Auburndale, Mass. The cause was a heart attack, his daughter Myla Kabat-Zinn said. <A HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fairrencom-20%2F8001%2F741281ee-6cb2-4bc5-a793-3771cb51a5f0&Operation=NoScript” mce_HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fairrencom-20%2F8001%2F741281ee-6cb2-4bc5-a793-3771cb51a5f0&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</A>