Howard Zinn on Robert S. McNamara

Historian Howard Zinn Responds To Robert S. McNamara’s Death, Calls Him A “War Criminal”:

Published on Talker’s magazine, by Justin Duckham, July 6, 2009.

Renowned Historian and social critic Howard Zinn, who wrote the ground-breaking book “A People’s History Of The United States”, spoke with Talk Radio News Monday about the death of controversial former Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara. Zinn refers to McNamara as a war criminal, pointing to the Defense Secretary’s key role in orchestrating the Vietnam war. Zinn also compares McNamara to Donald Rumsfeld, the Secretary of Defense during the Bush administration. Zinn states that while McNamara is smarter than Rumsfeld, both are the figure heads of “ugly, immoral wars”.

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