Voices of a People's History
Voices of a People's History

DRAMATIC VOICES OF DISSENT

Celebrities film Zinn’s ‘The People Speak’

January 26, 2008

AlterNet
Sue Katz
Why would Josh Brolin — with all the current Oscar buzz for his work in No Country for Old Men — schlep to Boston to film an independent television project named The People Speak for union-scale wages? He explains with passion, “I have given myself over to supporting [this project] in any way that I can in the spirit of reaching those who are in need of an inspiration … to speak up for themselves.” It is this continuum among the historical dissident writings, the activist performers and an audience hungry to unearth the history of their own class, gender and race, that promises to produce an exceptional television series.

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