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Archive Notes: Howard Zinn’s Warmth, Compassion, and Humanizing of History

"In 2022–2023, I had the opportunity to spend three full weeks going through the Howard Zinn Papers housed at New York University’s Tamiment Library. . . . Being able to focus intensely on his correspondence crystallized how Zinn’s warmth, humor, and compassion draws in people who run across many segments of the population, and how he was a connector of people; he connected people to have the opportunities to tell their stories with those who could amplify them."
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Howard Zinn at 101: Needed Now More Than Ever

Article. The Progressive. By Eleanor J. Bader. 2023.
"As the right continues to push legislation censoring the teaching of United States history, Howard Zinn's 101st birthday on August 24 reminds us that education is a necessary stepping stone to change."
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New Digitized Audio and Video at Tamiment Library

In March 2023, Tamiment Library published 310 audio and video materials from the Howard Zinn Papers that can be listened to or viewed online. Included is an unedited transcription. The materials include lectures, interviews, and class discussions from the 1960s to the 2000s.
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Read, Learn, & Make History
Check out the Howard Zinn Digital Collection to search Zinn’s bibliography by books, articles, audio, video, and more.
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