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Howard Zinn

Audio and video tape recordings

Author of A People's History of the United States, Playwright of Marx in Soho and Emma

Teacher - Historian - Author - Playwright - Civil Rights Activist - Pacifist - Dissident - Anarchist

Boston University Professor Emeritus Howard Zinn is the author of A People's History of the United States, which Will (Matt Damon) tells Sean (Robin Williams) "will knock you on your ass" in the movie Good Will Hunting. With over 900,000 copies of A People's History sold and his plays Emma and Marx in Soho being performed throughout the world, Howard Zinn is an award winning author and playwright as well as America's favorite historian.

 


10/14/02

The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement in the Age of Terrorism

Introduced by Hilmar Jensen, History Professor Sponsored by Bates Democrats, Muskie Lecture Series, Political Science and History Departments and New World Coalition
Recorded by Roger Leisner at the Bates College Chapel in Lewiston, Maine


2/10/02

Where Are We Heading?

U.S. Foreign Policy - Terrorism - Global Security
Introduced by Ronnie Dugger
Sponsored by Alliance for Democracy
Recorded by Roger Leisner at the First Parish Church in Cambridge, MA


3/22/01

A People's History of Everything

with RAY RAPHAEL author of People's History of the American Revolution

Sponsored by Seven Stories Press and New Press
Fordham University, New York City Recorded by Joe Friendly


2/13/01

Is Marxism Dead?

The Relevance of Karl Marx's Ideas in Today's World

The Lowell Lecture at Suffolk University in Boston
Recorded by Martin Voelker


10/4/00

People's History of U.S. Relations with Cuba

A Let Cuba Live Fundraiser for the 11th Pastors for Peace U.S./Cuba Friendshipment Caravan
First Parish Church, Brunswick, Maine


4/2/00

Marx in Soho A Play on History

Don't you wonder: why is it necessary to declare me dead again and again?
featuring Brian Jones as Karl Marx Karl Marx comes back to life in Soho, not London, but New York City, to reminisce about his life and comment on what is happening here today.
Socialist Scholars Conference - Theater One - NYC


6/29/99

Teach-In on Kosovo, Serbia and the U.S.
with Elaine Bernard and Paula Guttlove

Sponsored by Mobilization for Survival
Recorded by Chuck Rosina in Cambridge, MA


1/14/99

History As It Should Be Taught

The Brecht Forum - New York City


10/5/98

History from the Bottom-Up, Towards a People's History

Sponsored by Jobs with Justice
Recorded by Preston Enright at Metro State University in Denver, CO


10/5/98

Working Class Citizen's Economic Bill of Rights

Sponsored by U.F.C.W. Union Local #7
Recorded by Preston Enright in Denver, CO


5/7/98

Civil Rights and Economic Justice: Race and Class in America

Muskie Center at Bates College


5/5/98

Lessons of the Great Labor Struggles

Benefit Talk for the I.W.W.
Arlington Street Church, Boston, MA


11/24/97

Historians Are Not Neutral, Views of a Radical Historian

Rivier College, Nashua, NH


11/22/97

An Economic Bill of Rights

Building a Campaign for United Action
Conference on Economic Security for the 21st Century


11/14/97

What Does the Past Say About the Future ... And So What?

Sponsored by Santa Cruz (CA) Youth Coalition and
The Resource Center for Non-Violence


11/13/97

Our Legacy From the 60's

1st Annual Mario Savio Memorial Lecture University of California at Berkeley


6/20/97

with IMANI PERRY, Student

Learning From History/ The Cornerstone: Identity and Activism
Panel 1

Conference on Race and Racism In the 90's
Teaching Social Justice, Living Social Justice
Wheelock College, Boston, MA


2/20/97

with NOAM CHOMSKY

The Cold War & The University

Boston University, MA


2/12/97

Lessons From The Past: Exploring the Legacy of the 60's

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT


2/11/97

Democracy In America: Myth and Reality

Trinity College, Hartford, CT


1/20/97

What Would M.L.K., Jr. Do Today?
M.L.K., Jr. Birthday Address
Plus Classroom Discussion

Phillips Academy, Exeter, NH


11/22/96

Making History Today!
with MOLLY IVINS Humorist/Columnist

1st National Meeting of the Alliance
Concerned Educators Allied for a Safe Environment
National Association for the Education of Young Children, Dallas, Texas


11/22/96

Overcoming Violence: Looking at History, Teaching Today, Transofrming Tomorrow

Rita Tenorio, Janey Marquez, Karel Kilimnik
Sponsored by Concerned Educators Allied for a Safe Environment
National Association for the Education of Young Children, Dallas, Texas


10/25/96

The Possibility of Hope

Sponsored by the Santa Cruz (CA) Resource Center for Non-Violence


10/16/96

Beyond Electoral Politics: Toward Social Change

Sponsored by WMBR FM Radio
M.I.T., Cambridge, MA


9/24/96

Violence in American Culture


6/21/96

Failure to Quit: Reflections of an Optimistic Historian

Sponsored by New Hampshire Peace Action
Concord, NH
(Video Features Interview with Exene Cervenkova)
(Audio features "Rock; & Rap Confidential" Radio Program)


3/11/96

with CORNEL WEST - Author of "Race; Matters"
LAWRENCE HAYES - Black Panther and Former Death Row Inmate
WILLIAM KEACH - English Professor at Brown University
ROBERT MEEROPOL - Son of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg

Stop the Death Penalty

Sponsored by Campaign To End the Death Penalty. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


1/21/96

with NICOLAS PARKHURST CARBALLEIRA, CATHY HOFFMAN

Resisting the Onslaught, Mobilization For Survival

Cambridge, MA


12/19/95

People's History of the U.S.

Revolution Books, Cambridge, MA
(Neil Postman, 2/1/96 on other side of tape)


2/13/95

You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: Education and Activism

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY


10/4/94

The Use and Abuse of Our History

St. Michael's College, Winooski, VT


10/4/94

Open Classroom Discussion on History

St. Michael's College, Winooski, VT


8/11/94

Can History Prepare Us for 21st Century?

Talking Together Lecture
Welfleet, MA


5/5/94

Free Enterprise in the New World Order

University of Maryland at Baltimore


3/29/94

The Clinton Administration: Its Historical Perspective

University of Maine at Farmington


3/9/94

The Use and Abuse of History

University of New Hampshire at Durham


4/20/93

New Patriotism, War, Peace and Me

Newbury College, Brookline, MA


2/24/93

Emma Goldman: Dangerous Woman

Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA


11/19/92

Open Classroom On Columbus

Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY


11/19/92

Open Classroom On Columbus

Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY


11/9/92

with JIMI TWO FEATHERS, St Rep BYRON RUSHING, KIM TALL BEAR, JOHN PETERS SLOW TURTLE, NANCY MURRAY

Columbus Controversy: Bill Of Rights

Conference for High School Students
Faneuil Hall, Boston


3/10/92

with HANS KONING author

Symposium on Acts of Academic Violence: Columbus in the Classroom

Hunter College, New York, NY


2/19/92

Columbus, The Indians and Human Progress

Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA


2/19/92

The Myths of Columbus and US History

Trade Union Program Classroom
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


2/5/92

Just and Unjust Wars, Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War

Boston College, Newton, MA


12/15/91

with TED O'BRIEN, BARRY CRIMMINS, MOLLY IVINS, FREDERICK DOUGLASS (James Spruill), SOJOURNER TRUTH (Kathryn Woods), MEL KING, IRA GLASSER

Bill of Rights Celebration

Old South Meeting House, Boston, MA


10/28/91

Speaking Out On The C.I.A.

Franklin Pierce College, NH


10/18/91

An Economic Bill Of Rights

Garden Street Church, Cambridge, MA


3/5/91

with IRENE GENDZIER

Crisis in the Persian Gulf

Northeastern University, Boston, MA


Thanks to the folks over at Metro...Active for letting Radio Free Maine use the above graphic of Howard Zinn.