Are the Left and the Counterculture Synonymous?
There are so many unintentional ironies in Professor Howard Zinn’s The People Speak that it is difficult to choose just one.
However, if you truly want to enjoy a bitter laugh, consider this exchange between Zinn and Comrade Bill Moyers as they pump up the publicity for the two-hour special on The History Channel:
Bill Moyers: Well, [...]
The History Channel presented a night of delight for lefty losers Sunday by airing “The People Speak,” a program developed by Marxist history professor Howard Zinn.
Of course, anyone with more than two ounces of brain matter was better occupied catching the season finale of Showtime’s “Dexter.”
In “Speak,” Zinn — author of the decidely anti-American but, [...]
I must admit I approached The History Channel’s presentation of “The People Speak” with a healthy dose of skepticism. After all, a ‘documentary’ based upon the views of Marxist, revisionist American historian Howard Zinn isn’t exactly what I’d call a “must-see” event. What I witnessed certainly lived down to my low expectations. One hare-brained actor [...]
You would think that someone who writes a book called A People’s History of the United States would at the very least believe there is such an entity as the “United States,” wouldn’t you? Well, you’d be mistaken in historian and radical leftist Howard Zinn’s case. In his most famous work, he writes:
The pretense is that [...]