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A People's History of the United States Pt. III

April 30, 2003
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  • Kurt Vonnegut on Mark Twain on the massacre of 600 on a southern island in the Philippines in 1906.
  • Jeff Zinn reads Industrial Workers of the World poet and organizer Arturo Giovannitti speech to the jury in 1912.
  • Alfre Woodard reads Mother Mary Jones speaking on the eve of a strike of 1,000 miners against the Rockefeller coal mines in Southern Colorado in 1914.
  • Alice Walker reads Emma Goldman addressing a court room in 1916 for being charged with speaking about birth control.

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