Howard Zinn 3-DVD Special
A Democracy Now! 3-DVD compilation featuring Howard Zinn, author of bestseller A People’s History of the United States
Howard Zinn was an American historian, social critic, and activist best known as author of the bestseller A People’s History of the United States. He spoke at Boston University on the subject of American “Holy Wars.”
Recorded November 11, 2009
Disc 2: A People’s History
Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States, first published more than 20 years ago, and has become a classic work of history. It is used in countless schools across the country, it has inspired a generation of historians and students and it has reshaped how many people view this country’s history. To celebrate this feat a group of actors, writers and editors recently gathered for a public reading of the book. The cast included Alice Walker, Kurt Vonnegut, Danny Glover and James Earl Jones.
Originally broadcast on April 30, 2003
Disc 3: Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn
Award winning journalist Amy Goodman conducts a rare joint interview with world-renowned scholars Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn. Chomsky and Zinn discuss Vietnam, activism, history, Israel-Palestine, and Iraq.
Recorded April 16, 2007 in Boston, MA