Add to EJ Playlist The Authors@Google program welcomed Howard Zinn to Google's Cambridge office on November 11, 2008.
Here in their own words are Frederick Douglass, George Jackson, Chief Joseph, Martin Luther King Jr., Plough Jogger, Sacco and Vanzetti, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Mark Twain, and Malcolm X, to name just a few of the hundreds appearing in Voices of a People's History of the United States, edited by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove. Paralleling the 24 chapters of Zinn's A People's History of the United States, Voices of a People's History is the long-awaited companion volume to the national bestseller.
Historian and activist Howard Zinn is the author of the best-selling A People's History of the United States and many other books, including The Zinn Reader (Seven Stories Press 2000), Artists in the Time of War (Seven Stories Press, 2003) and Terrorism and War (Seven Stories Press 2002).
A People's History of American Empire: http://www.yout ube.com/watch?v =Arn3lF5XSUg
Add to EJ Playlist Empire or Humanity?
What the Classroom Didn't Teach Me about the American Empire
by Howard Zinn
Narrated by Viggo Mortensen
Art by Mike Konopacki
Video editing by Eric Wold
To read more from Howard Zinn visit www.TomDispatch .com.
Add to EJ Playlist The people's historian, Howard Zinn, speaking at Tufts University in 2005, about war and the need to eliminate it.
Produced by Boston Indymedia
*I ran into him and his wife at the park this past April and he not only remembered my name, he generously offered to send me any of his books I wanted. But I already had most of them...*
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IN THIS SCENE: Dr. Howard Zinn discusses his experience as an Air Force bombadier in WWII. Near the end of the war Zinn is asked to bomb a small town in France that has a lasting impression on him. . .
ABOUT THE FILM: In these turbulent times, Howard Zinn is inspiring a new generation. This acclaimed film looks at the amazing life of the renowned historian, activist and author. Following his early days as a shipyard labor organizer and bombardier in World War II, Zinn became an academic rebel and leader of civil disobedience in a time of institutionaliz ed racism and war. His influential writings shine light on and bring voice to factory workers, immigrant laborers, African Americans, Native Americans and the working poor.
Featuring rare archival materials and interviews with Zinn and colleagues such as Noam Chomsky, You Can't Be Neutral captures the essence of this extraordinary man who has been a catalyst for progressive change for more than 60 years.
Narrated by Matt Damon. Featuring music by Pearl Jam, Woody Guthrie & Billy Bragg!