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The People Speak actor Danny Glover to receive the Debs Award

Debs Award Recipient: Danny Glover

Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years, also a political activist for human rights and worker rights in the U.S. and Africa.

Howard Zinn was honored with the award in 1998.

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Audio of “Sprouts” (Pacifica Radio) tribute to Howard Zinn available on-line

“This week’s Sprouts is a special tribute to the people’s historian Howard Zinn who passed away one year ago, January 27, 2010, at age 87. The tribute, narrated by host Brian Jones, includes selections from Zinn’s acclaimed documentary The People Speak, and live readings of his book Voices of a People's History of the United States. Readers include Wallace Shawn reading a riveting speech by Howard Zinn on civil disobedience from 1970, Danny Glover reading Frederick Douglass’s remarkable speech on the meaning of Fourth of July to a former slave, Christina Kirk reading Susan B.

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Tip of the cap to Howard Zinn from the New York Times’ Bob Herbert

OP-ED COLUMNIST
When Democracy Weakens
By BOB HERBERT
February 11, 2011
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Review of “The People Speak” on BlogCritics

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Film “Even the Rain/Tambien La Lluvia” Dedicated to Howard Zinn

September 16, 2010--The writer and film maker Paul Laverty was asked recently why he and director Icíar Bollaín dedicated his new film "Even the Rain (Tambien La Lluvia)," set in Bolivia and starring Gael Garcia Bernal, to the historian Howard Zinn:

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