Audio: Intro to "A People's History of the United States"

Zinn reads the introduction to his best-known book

By Salon Staff
Published January 28, 2010 5:29PM (EST)

Howard Zinn, the American historian, author and activist, passed away yesterday at the age of 87 (Click here to read Gabriel Winant's obituary on Salon) Zinn wrote more than 20 books over the course of his career, but his most well-known remains "A People's History of the United States" -- in which he focuses on the history of America's Native-Americans, women, and other oft-neglected groups.

Click below to hear Zinn read the introduction to "A People's History" (with a brief appearance by Matt Damon):



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