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Howard Zinn Speaks : Collected Speeches 1963-2009
by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


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Howard Zinn has illuminated our history like no other US historian. This collection of his speeches on protest movements, racism, war, and US history, many never before published, covers more than four decades of his active engagement with the audiences he inspired with his humor, insight, and clarity.
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Overview

Howard Zinn has illuminated our history like no other US historian. This collection of his speeches on protest movements, racism, war, and US history, many never before published, covers more than four decades of his active engagement with the audiences he inspired with his humor, insight, and clarity.
Reading Howard s spoken words, I feel that I am almost hearing his voice againhis stunning pitch-perfect ability to capture the moment and the concerns and needs of the audience, whoever they may be, always enlightening, often stirring, an amalgam of insight, critical history, wit, blended with charm and appeal.
NOAM CHOMSKY
With ferocious moral clarity and mischievous humor, Howard turned routine antiwar rallies into profound explorations of state violence and staid academic conferences into revival meetings for social change. Collected here for the first time, Howard s speechesspanning an extraordinary life of passion and principlecome to us at the moment when we need them most: just as a global network of popular uprisings searches for what comes next. We could ask for no wiser a guide than Howard Zinn.
NAOMI KLEIN
To hear Howard] speak was like listening to music that you lovedlyrical, uplifting, honest. . . . I know he would love it for each of you to find your voice and to be heard. This book will provide you with some inspiration.
MICHAEL MOORE
To read this book is to hear Howard Zinn speak again, inspiring us for the struggles from below that are our only hope for any future at all.
FRANCES FOX PIVEN

Howard Zinn wrote the classic "A People's History of the United States." The book, which has sold more than two million copies, has been featured in the film "Good Will Hunting," and has appeared multiple times on "The New York Times "best-seller list.

Anthony Arnove wrote, directed, and produced "The People Speak "with Howard Zinn, Chris Moore, Josh Brolin, and Matt Damon, and co-edited, with Howard Zinn, "Voices of a People's History of the United States."
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  • ISBN-13: 9781608462599
  • ISBN-10: 1608462595
  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Publish Date: November 2012
  • Page Count: 320


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