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  • The mountain of history books under which we all stand leans so heavily in the other direction – so tremblingly respectful of states and statesmen and so disrespectful, by inattention, to people’s movements – that we need some counterforce to avoid being crushed into submission.

    ...Most histories understand revolt, overemphasize statesmanship, and thus encourage impotency among citizens.

    Speaker: Howard Zinn
    Source: A People's History of the United States
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    Posted: 08 Feb 2014 at 7:48 AM
    Posted By: Puck