Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove: Readings From Voices of a People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove: Readings From Voices of a People's History of the United States

Cast: Anthony Arnove, Howard Zinn

     
 

Contemplate the powerful vision of those who would risk their livelihood to articulate their vision for a brighter future as intellectual speakers Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove present selective testimonials of U.S. citizens who struggled against such evils as oppression, exploitation, racism, and war. Staged at the New York Society forSee more details below

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Contemplate the powerful vision of those who would risk their livelihood to articulate their vision for a brighter future as intellectual speakers Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove present selective testimonials of U.S. citizens who struggled against such evils as oppression, exploitation, racism, and war. Staged at the New York Society for Ethical Culture in October of 2004 and featuring readings by John Sayles, Brian Jones, Lili Taylor, Leslie Silva, Wallace Shawn, Paul Robeson Jr., and Sarah Jones, this remarkable and inspiring event gave powerful voice to the many brave souls who risked it all to make the nation a better place.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/14/2006
UPC:
9781904859420
Original Release:
2005
Rating:
NR
Source:
Alternative Tentacle
Region Code:
0
Time:
2:00:00
Sales rank:
10,137

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Disc #1 -- Readings From Voices of a People's History of the United States
1. Introducton by Amy Goodman [8:55]
2. Introduction by Howard Zinn [7:20]
3. Bartolomé de Las Casas, The Devastation of the Indies: A Brief Account (1542) [4:45]
4. Tecumseh's Speech to the Osages (Winter 1811-1812) [3:19]
5. Harriet Hanson Robinson, "Characteristics of the Early Factory Girls" (1898) [3:51]
6. Frederick Douglass, "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" (July 5, 1852) [6:11]
7. Columbus Sun (Editorial), "The Class That Suffer" (February 17, 1865) [4:02]
8. Henry McNeal Turner, "On the Eligibility of Colored Member to Seats in the Georgia Legislature" (September 3, 1968) [5:29]
9. Susan B. Anthony Address Judge Ward Hunt in The United States of America vss. Susan B. Anthony (June 19, 1873) [4:49]
10. Mark Twain, "Comments on the Moro Massacre" (March 12, 1906) [5:42]
11. Emma Goldman, "Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty" (1908) [5:01]
12. Eugene Debs, The Canton, Ohio, Speech (June 16, 1918) [4:32]
13. E.E. Cummings, "R Sing of Olaf Glad and Big: (1931) [3:15]
14. Sylvia Woods, "You Have to Fight for Freedom" (1973) [3:11]
15. Langston Hughes, "Ballad of Roosevelt" [3:01]
16. Yuri Kochiyama, "Then Came the War" (1991) [6:24]
17. Paul Robeson's Unread Statement Before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (June 12, 1956) [5:59]
18. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, McComb, Mississippi, Petition Against the War in Viewnam (July 28, 1965) [2:28]
19. Howard Zinn, "The Problem is Civil Obedience" (November 1970) [10:08]
20. John Lewis, Original Text of Speech to be Delivered at the Lincoln Memorial (August 28, 1963) [5:38]
21. Anne Moody, Coming of Age in Mississippi (1968) [3:58]
22. Vito Russo, "Why We Fight" (1988) [4:58]
23. Orlando Rodriguez and Phyllis Rodriguez, "not in Our Son's Name" (September 15, 2001) [5:06]

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