Richard J. Barnet (1929-2004)
Richard Jackson Barnet (1929-2004), leftist, revisionist historian, and author of many books including Intervention and Revolution: The United States in the Third World (1968) and Roots of War (1972), died this morning after a long illness. Go here to read an appreciation by John Cavanagh, director of the Institute for Policy Studies.
comments powered by Disqus
Kenneth R Gregg - 12/24/2004
I have been a fan of his since the '60's. His insightful research led me into revisionist history, along with Barnes and James J. Martin's great works.
There may be issues, looking back, where I would disagree with him now, but his was one of the great, lone voices in the wilderness calling to all of us to look carefully at we know and believe, and be willing to take a stand indepencently of others.
He will be missed.
- Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95
- George H.W. Bush Given Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation Award
- Bruce Springsteen's 'Born To Run' manuscript could fetch $100,000 at NY auction
- Hospital Donates Records of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to JFK Library
- Australia’s Eureka Flag Finds a New Patch