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Howard Zinn : [eVideo - Films on Demand] : You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train

Author: Infobase,; First-Run Features (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : First Run Features, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2010] 2017. ©2010
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This acclaimed film looks at the amazing life of the renowned historian, activist and author. Following his early days as a shipyard labor organizer and bombardier in World War II, Zinn became an academic rebel and leader of civil disobedience in a time of institutionalized racism and war. His influential writings shine light on and bring voice to factory workers, immigrant laborers, African Americans, Native  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; First-Run Features (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1060902948
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo
Originally released by First Run Features, 2010.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 24, 2017.
Target Audience: Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 17 min., 24 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Origins of Howard Zinn (6:32); World War II (8:56); Civil Rights Atlanta Movement (7:59); Heart of Civil Rights Movement (4:41); Rebellion in Vietnam (10:09); Activism on University Campuses (9:06); Not Crossing the Picket Line (9:48); Writing "A People's History of the United States" (9:56); Future of America (4:05); Credits: Howard Zinn (3:11);
Responsibility: First Run Features.

Abstract:

This acclaimed film looks at the amazing life of the renowned historian, activist and author. Following his early days as a shipyard labor organizer and bombardier in World War II, Zinn became an academic rebel and leader of civil disobedience in a time of institutionalized racism and war. His influential writings shine light on and bring voice to factory workers, immigrant laborers, African Americans, Native Americans and the working poor. Featuring rare archival materials and interviews with Zinn and colleagues such as Noam Chomsky, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train captures the essence of this extraordinary man who was a catalyst for progressive change for more than 60 years. Narrated by Matt Damon • Featuring music by Pearl Jam, Woody Guthrie & Billy Bragg.

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