July 4, 2008
On July 4th, we feature a Democracy Now special — a dramatic reading of legendary historian Howard Zinn’s classic work, A People’s History of the United States. First published more than a quarter of a century ago, the book has sold over a million copies and is a phenomenon in the world of publishing — selling more copies each successive year. Howard Zinn gathered with a group of actors, writers and editors for a public reading of the book at the 92nd Street Y in New York. The cast included Alice Walker, Kurt Vonnegut, Danny Glover and many others.
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