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Censorship Backfire: Surge of Interest in Zinn's 'People's History'


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Censorship Backfire: Surge of Interest in Zinn's 'People's History'

Andrea Germanos, staff writer, Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Public demand for Howard Zinn's classic book A People's History of the United States is surging, something likely to make former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels none too happy.

In July, the Associated Press revealed that Daniels, who is now president of Purdue University, sought to ban the works of Howard Zinn from Indiana classrooms.


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I'm going to buy another copy.


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As
a bombardier in WW2, Howard would have know the hard truth, "If you are
taking flak you must be over the target." Apparently this has been
tried before and failed. The banned books are the ones everyone wants.