Howard Zinn Describes Work in the Navy Yards

In memory of Howard Zinn and in appreciation of his life's work, the Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation shared excerpts from an interview they conducted with Howard Zinn. In this interview, Zinn shares detailed memories about growing up in Brooklyn, working as an apprentice shipfitter in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and his first date with his future wife. The interview was conducted by Daniella Romano, director of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Archive, on December 8, 2008.

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