Mary Grabar 

A resident fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute in Clinton, New York and the editor of, a blog dedicated to educational reform. 

The “Bad History” of Howard Zinn and the Brainwashing of America

Sam Wineburg

Margaret Jacks Professor of Education and a professor of history at Stanford University, and the director of the Stanford History Education Group. He is the author of dozens of scholarly articles and the award-winning book Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts.

Undue Certainty: Where Howard Zinn's A People's History Fall Short

Reviews of A People's History of the United States

Daniel J. Flynn

Executive director of Accuracy in Academia and author of "Why the Left Hates America: Exposing the Lies That Have Obscured Our Nation’s Greatness."

Howard Zinn's Biased History

Oscar Handlin

Professor of History, Harvard University


Michael Kammen

Professor of History, Cornell University

How the Other Half Lived

David Greenberg

Professor of journalism and media studies and of history at Rutgers and the author of Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image (Norton), among other books.

Agit-Prof: Howard Zinn's influential mutilations of American history

Michael Kazin

Professor in the Department of History at Georgetown University. He is an expert in U.S. politics and social movements, 19th and 20th centuries. His most recent book is "American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation" (Knopf, 2011), which was named a Best Book of 2011 by The New Republic, Newsweek/Daily Beast, and The Progressive. He is editor of "Dissent," a leading magazine of the American left since 1954. His next book, "War against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918," will be published in January, 2017, by Simon and Schuster. 

Howard Zinn's Disappointing History of the United States