Sunday, August 1, 2010
Not surprising the author of "A People's History.." was a dyed in the wool communist, but very interesting history nevertheless. The connections with Stalinist era front groups and CPUSA should give his accolytes pause.
A FOIA request was honored, Stacey McCain provides a thorough rundown of the contents.
FBI Files Reveal Historian Howard Zinn Lied to Hide CPUSA Membership
FBI's links to the PDFs
And, direct links to the documents
100-HQ-360217, Section 1: March 9, 1949 to April 2, 1968, 284 pages
100-HQ-360217, Section 2: June 20, 1969 to August 22, 1974, 119 pages
100-HQ-360217, Section 3: August 22, 1974, 20 pages