Monthly Archives: August 2010

USA Today Carries Link to HNN Article on Zinn Files:

USA Today linked my article,  “The People’s Historian and the F.B.I. Zinn Files.” 08/08/2010 11:59 PM History News Network The People’s Historian and the FBI Zinn Files Peter N. Kirstein is professor of history at St. Xavier University and Vice President … Continue reading

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The Jesuits and Me: FBI Zinn Files Article Triggers Comments.

The blog, Good Jesuit, Bad Jesuit, has been previously praised for its elevation of the technical aspects of my article and the utilisation of links. I have also critiqued it for its reactionary politics and lack of catholicity: small “c.” There have been quite a … Continue reading

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Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Robert “Buzz” Patterson Rips Me in “War Crimes”

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Robert Patterson wrote a book with the stupid and frankly un-American title: War Crimes: The  Left’s Campaign to Destroy the Military and Lose the War on Terror. I thought war crimes were committed by military personnel or … Continue reading

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Hero Governor Blagojevich, With Daughter, Who Kept Moratorium on Death Penalty Racism

  Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich talks with reporters as he leaves his home to take daughter Annie to camp in Chicago, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. A day after hearing the verdict in his political corruption trial, Blagojevich was on dad duty, … Continue reading

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Only Racists and Bigots, Such As Anti-Defamation League, Would Oppose Mosque in Lower Manhattan

It’s true. This country has not learned from its past. I live in a community in Chicago’s suburbs that refused to allow a mosque to be built in 2000 and beyond. Our mayor courageously defended it but the Muslim community … Continue reading

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Update: Good Jesuit, Bad Jesuit Blog Misrepresentation of HNN Article on Dr Zinn and Fr. Berrigan

Good Jesuit, Bad Jesuit gratuitously and disgracefully refers to the late Dr Zinn in its title as a “Notorious Communist” and deliberately omits that portion of my article in which that affiliation is denied. I give precise documentation that Dr Zinn … Continue reading

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Neo-Jesuit Website Podcasts HNN Article on Dr. Zinn and F.B.I. Witchhunt

A website, called Good Jesuit, Bad Jesuit has added various accoutrements to my HNN article on the legacy of Dr. Howard Zinn and the execrable, recently released F.B.I. files: “The People’s Historian and the F.B.I. Zinn Files.” 1) They inserted … Continue reading

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Kirstein HNN Article on Howard Zinn Linked by National Press

My article, “The People’s Historian and the FBI Zinn Files,” that was published by HNN (History News Network) at George Mason University has appeared as a link on the Philadelphia Inquirer and Dallas Morning News websites. According to recent figures, these … Continue reading

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Kirstein Article on F.B.I. Howard Zinn Files for HNN.

HNN has published my article, “The People’s Historian and the F.B.I. Zinn Files,”  that incorporates the recently released F.B.I. Zinn files. The Zinn Files are testimony to the persecution of dissent and free-thinking in this country. This sham of a democracy … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Is At It Again: Campus Watch’s Enforcer Claims Victimization

Cinnamon Stillwell, the West Coast Representative for Campus Watch, proclaims her annual survey of alleged ad hominem criticisms of Campus Watch’s right-wing agenda: silence those who hear the cries and whispers of the Palestinians and marginalise the growing number of academics … Continue reading

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Kirstein Blog and University of North Carolina Doctoral Dissertation Survey.

Doctoral Candidate Carolyn Hank Carolyn Hank a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Information and Library Science at Chapel Hill is doing research on her doctoral dissertation on the use of blogs by “academics.” I guess an ample number are involved in … Continue reading

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