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

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Allison Moorer performs Sam Cooke

Allison Moorer performs Sam Cooke, “A Change Is Gonna Come” (1964), from Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove’s book Voices of a People’s History of the United States, May 2, 2007, at The Great Hall at Cooper Union, New York, NY.

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Danny Glover reads Langston Hughes “Ballad of Roosevelt”

Danny Glover reads Langston Hughes, “Ballad of Roosevelt” (1934), from Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove’s book Voices of a People’s History of the United States, May 2, 2007, at The Great Hall at Cooper Union, New York, New York.

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Jesse Williams reads Howard Zinn

Jesse Williams reads Howard Zinn, “The Problem Is Civil Obedience” (November 1970), from Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove’s book Voices of a People’s History of the United States, November 13, 2014, at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center George and Sakaye Aratani Japan America Theatre, Los Angeles, California.

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John Legend reads Muhammad Ali from The People Speak

John Legend reads Muhammad Ali, “Muhammad Ali Speaks Out Against the Vietnam War” (1966), from Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove’s book Voices of a People’s History of the United States. Introduced by Marisa Tomei. Filmed for the documentary ‘The People Speak’.

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Mark Ruffalo reads Henry David Thoreau

Mark Ruffalo reads Henry David Thoreau from Civil Disobedience (1849), from Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove’s book Voices of a People’s History of the United States, February 1, 2007, at All Saints Church, Pasadena, California.

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Sandra Oh reads Emma Goldman

Sandra Oh reads Emma Goldman, “Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty” (1908), from Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove’s book Voices of a People’s History of the United States, October 5, 2005, at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center George and Sakaye Aratani Japan America Theatre, Los Angeles, California.

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Trailer for The People Speak

Preview of The People Speak, which aired on History December 13, and is now available on an extended DVD (see web store).

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Video preview of The People Speak

Video preview of The People Speak on History.

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Voices at Sundance Film Festival 09

Sundance Channel spotlight on the January 22 live performance of Voices at Sundance Film Festival 2009, featuring Benjamin Bratt, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Wyclef Jean, Q’orianka Kilcher, Melissa Leo, Robert Redford, Marisa Tomei, and Howard Zinn.

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