Howard Zinn Quotes

They died for the greed of the oil cartels, for the expansion of the American empire, for the political ambitions of the President. They died to cover up the theft of the nation’s wealth for the machines of death.



Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn
  • Born: August 24, 1922
  • Died: January 27, 2010
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Historian

Howard Zinn was an American historian, playwright, and social activist. He was chair of the history and social sciences department at Spelman College, and a political science professor at Boston University. Zinn wrote over twenty books, including his best-selling and influential A People's History of the United States. In 2007, he published a version of it for younger readers, A Young People's History of the United States.