"The Bomb is his final act of rebellion. Zinn observes in The Bomb that, 'rebellion is a rare phenomenon.' But he doesn't leave it at that. He urges citizens 'to interfere' both with the war machine and the 'odd perversion of the natural that we call society' and to save human lives."
A people's hero: Howard Zinn, author, teacher and political activist, died January 27, 2010, at age 87. (photo: Dima Gavrysh/AP)
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