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New Heartland Podcast: Ill Literacy – Books with Benson (Talking Howard Zinn with Author Mary Grabar)

Tim Benson Mary Grabar Howard Zinn Ill LiteracyIn the inaugural episode of The Heartland Institute’s new podcast, Ill Literacy: Books with Benson, Heartland’s Tim Benson talks with Dr. Mary Grabar about her book Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation against America.

Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by Dr. Mary Grabar to discuss her book Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation against America. They discuss the pernicious history of Zinn’s book A People’s History of the United States, Zinn’s merits as a historian, critiques of Zinn’s scholarship from both the Left and Right, and whether Zinn should be considered the intellectual godfather of the 1619 Project and the new wave of neo-iconoclastic Jacobin youths vandalizing American cities.iconoclastic Jacobin youths vandalizing American cities.

Purchase the book here.

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SHOW NOTES:

American Educator: Undue Certainty: Where Howard Zinn’s A People’s History Falls Short

Claremont Review of BooksThe Disgraceful Howard Zinn

DissentHoward Zinn’s History Lessons

The FederalistHow To Replace Howard Zinn’s Communist Account Of U.S. History For American Kids

The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal: A Radical Pseudo-historian Meets His Match

Law & LibertyHoward Zinn: Fake Historian

The New RepublicAgit-Prof: Howard Zinn’s influential mutilations of American history

QuadrantHoward Zinn’s Tendentious Mendacity

Washington TimesBOOK REVIEW: ‘Debunking Howard Zinn’

Jim Lakely
Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute. Prior to joining Heartland in 2008, Lakely spent 16 years in daily-deadline journalism.

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