Howard Zinn's "The People Speak" on the History Channel
The long awaited documentary film inspired by Howard Zinn's books A People's History of the United States and, with Anthony Arnove, Voices of a People's History will air on the History Channel
Sunday, December 13
8 PM Eastern and Pacific / 7 PM Central,
Deep Dish TV filmed earlier performances of "Voices Of A Peoples History" and we salute Howard, Anthony and all those who made this breakthrough television presentation possible.
ABOUT THE PEOPLE SPEAK
Using dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries and
speeches of everyday Americans, the documentary feature film THE
PEOPLE SPEAK gives voice to those who spoke up for social change
throughout U.S. history, forging a nation from the bottom up with
their insistence on equality and justice.
Narrated by acclaimed historian Howard Zinn and based on his
best-selling books, A People's History of the United States and, with
Anthony Arnove, Voices of a People's History, THE PEOPLE SPEAK
illustrates the relevance of these passionate historical moments to
our society today and reminds us never to take liberty for granted.
THE PEOPLE SPEAK is produced by Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Chris Moore,
Anthony Arnove, and Howard Zinn, co-directed by Moore, Arnove and
Zinn, and features and dramatic and musical performances by Brolin,
Damon, Rosario Dawson, Bob Dylan, Michael Ealy, Lupe Fiasco, Morgan
Freeman, Jasmine Guy, John Legend, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Sandra Oh,
Viggo Mortensen, Bruce Springsteen, Marisa Tomei, Kerry Washington,
and many others.
NEW AND UPDATED edition of the source books for THE PEOPLE SPEAK just released:
Voices of a People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove
Soundtrack available, featuring new songs by Bob Dylan, Lupe Fiasco, John Legend, Allison Moorer, Eddie Vedder, Bruce Springsteen, and other performers from THE PEOPLE SPEAK
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