When I learned that Jon Wiener was publishing a collection of interviews with Gore Vidal, I could think of no better person to review the book than Michael Kammen. The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian is not only one of the great cultural archivists of our time, he has also weighed in on Vidal’s work and legacy on multiple occasions. My hope was to create a dialogue of sorts between these three great writers such that their perspectives—a historian, a cultural critic and a journalist—could come together around the political issues of our time.
Today, we published a new article by Michael Kammen examining the life and legacy of Howard Zinn. It’s another example of the caliber of writers we strive to bring to our readers on a regular basis. -Jonathan Hahn
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