Howard Zinn: A People's History of the United States
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Directed by Olivier Azam, Daniel Mermet • Documentary • With Howard Zinn • 2016 • 100 minutes
"As long as rabbits don't have historians, history will be written by the hunters."
With the tremendous success of his book, A People’s History of the United States, Howard Zinn radically changed the way Americans see themselves. His friend Noam Chomsky says that Zinn literally transformed a generation’s conscience. This 2016 adaptation of Zinn's masterpiece focuses on the rise of labor in the 19th century.
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