HAMMOND | A presentation on "A People's History of the United States" by the late Howard Zinn drew plenty of discussion among students, educators and the community about the issue of censorship, propaganda, history and the role of politics in scholarly research and teaching.
HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet professor will explore academic freedom and censorship when he reviews the controversy surrounding the release of emails by former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels regarding a book by the late Howard Zinn.
The late Howard Zinn, historian, social activist and teacher, authored a book called "A People's History of the United States" that is required reading in various American high schools and universities.
Lately, there has been a lot of talk about Howard Zinn. Having read some of his work, I feel qualified to comment.
Thanks to a recent Times letter, we now know why Gov. Mitch Daniels banned Howard Zinn's history textbook from K-12 use in Indiana.
Tony Bennett did some good work when he was Indiana's superintendent of public instruction. But it's becoming apparent he did some really embarrassing things, too.
There is something a little incestuous going on at Purdue University.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, called Tuesday for the resignation of top Purdue University officials for their perceived support of a "jihad against academic freedom."
I would like to respond to a muddled and misleading article last week.
And then there were 10. Ten who died for you and me.
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