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04/01/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Bob Herbert On Howard Zinn: 'A Radical Treasure'

I had lunch with Howard Zinn just a few weeks ago, and I've seldom had more fun while talking about so many matters that were unreservedly unpleasant: the sorry state of government and politics in the U.S., the tragic futility of our escalation in Afghanistan, the plight of working people in an economy rigged to benefit the rich and powerful.

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