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Howard Zinn

Zinn's book continues to stimulate discussion

Zinn's book continues to stimulate discussion

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.

September 18, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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PUC professor to review Daniels-Zinn controversy

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.

September 15, 2013 6:30 pm

Attempt at censorship made readership soar

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.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am

Zinn's book doesn't belong in history class

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about Howard Zinn. Having read some of his work, I feel qualified to comment.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am

American youths should learn civic pride, not shame

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.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: It's harder to sing Bennett's praises now

DOUG ROSS: It's harder to sing Bennett's praises now

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.

August 02, 2013 12:05 am
RICH JAMES: Purdue's bonuses leave nasty aftertaste

RICH JAMES: Purdue's bonuses leave nasty aftertaste

There is something a little incestuous going on at Purdue University.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am
Gary lawmaker demands Purdue trustees resign

Gary lawmaker demands Purdue trustees resign

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."

July 23, 2013 3:10 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Zinn's book isn't suitable for Indiana's K-12 students

GUEST COMMENTARY: Zinn's book isn't suitable for Indiana's K-12 students

I would like to respond to a muddled and misleading article last week.

July 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: On Memorial Day, don't forget unions, middle class

GUEST COMMENTARY: On Memorial Day, don't forget unions, middle class

And then there were 10. Ten who died for you and me.

May 28, 2012 12:00 am
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