His definitive book, A People's History of the United States systematically unravelled every item I was taught about U.S History, the westward expansion and unions. A child of Jewish immigrants and brilliant lecturer on civil rights...the world lost a great thinker and writer. "Every history is incomplete because it is 'HIS-story," not "THE-story." Howard, you will be missed by all who lust for truth. Thanks for all that you have done.