Selected testimonies to living history--speeches, letters, poems, songs--offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence); Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts systemic racial inequality; members of the Undocumented Youth movement, who occupied, marched, and demonstrated in support of the DREAM Act; a member of the Day Laborers movement; Chicago Teachers Union strikers; and several critics of the Obama administration, including Glenn Greenwald, on governmental secrecy.
Author: Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove Publisher: Seven Stories Press Published: 11/11/2014 Pages: 704 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 1.39lbs Size: 8.75h x 5.43w x 1.78d ISBN: 9781609805920
About the Author The visionary historical work of professor, historian, and activist HOWARD ZINN (1922-2010) is widely considered one of the most important and influential of our era. In his books, including the legendary best-selling A People's History of the United States and numerous other titles, Zinn affirms the power of the people to influence the course of events.
ANTHONY ARNOVE is the author of Iraq: The Logic of Withdrawal, editor of Iraq Under Siege and The Essential Chomsky, and coauthor, with Howard Zinn, of Voices of A People's History of the United States and Terrorism and War.