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“Bradley Manning, who allegedly leaked hundreds of thousands of secret government documents to Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks, turns 23 in jail Friday. The Daily Beast’s Denver Nicks, in an exclusive interview with Manning’s attorney, reports on his solitary confinement, what he’s reading (from George W. Bush to Howard Zinn), and his legal strategy.”
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December 17, 2010
Sunday, December 12, 2010
18 Wooster Street
New York NY 10013
Between Grand and Canal Streets in Soho
Free and open to the public.
RSVP strongly recommended, online at the Workshop: http://workshops.levi.com/calendar/event/the-people-speak
Please join The People Speak for a special live performance and slideshow of historical photographs from the Library of Congress digital collections. The evening will feature special guests bringing to life voices – famous and forgotten – from the many movements for civil rights throughout U.S. history.
Come hear the actual words – in letters, poems, speeches, songs, and manifestos – of rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past and present, in an innovative workshop, gallery and photo studio.
Haymarket Books is offering a wonderful “People’s History Special” that includes three items at a steep discount:
The list price for these three items is $67.00 and the Haymarket Special is $49.00. More information and the discount code can be found at: http://isreview.org/holiday10.bbedit.html
The non-profit organization Voices of a People’s History, co-founded by Howard Zinn, is part of The People Speak affiliate program, which provides a portion of the proceeds of any sale through its website back to the non-profit.
Any purchase of the The People Speak Extended Edition DVD (with bonus features including interviews with Howard Zinn and actors featured in the film) through this link:
(and only through that link) benefits Voices and its ongoing educational and performing arts work.
The same holds true for the t-shirts on the site, again, only through this link:
There is also The People Speak soundtrack CD, tote bags and other t-shirts, and Community Screening Kit.
Any organization or intrepid individual can apply to become an affiliate of The People Speak and raise money. It’s simple and The People Speak does all the ordering, fulfillment and shipping.
You make 25% of any DVD purchase and 1% of any additional merch purchased through your links.
Details on how to sign up are here:
In 1985, Dr. Howard Zinn testified for the defense in the criminal trial of seven citizens who hammered equipment and poured blood on blueprints for the Cruise Missile and Missile X factory in Wilmington, MA. The video shows Dr. Zinn’s compelling testimony in which he makes the case for non-violent civil disobedience as instrumental in changing American history and advancing democracy.
November 4, 2010
BAM, Brooklyn, NY
7 pm screening. Q&A to follow.
THE PEOPLE SPEAK (2009)
Directed by Howard Zinn, Chris Moore and Anthony Arnove.
A special screening with Josh Brolin, Staceyann Chin, David Strathairn, Allison Moorer, and other special guests.
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Using dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday people, this documentary gives voice to those who spoke up for social change throughout US history. Narrated by acclaimed historian Howard Zinn and based on his best-selling A People's History of the United States, THE PEOPLE SPEAK features dramatic and musical performances by Allison Moorer, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Josh Brolin, Kerry Washington, Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman, P!nk, Sean Penn, Staceyann Chin, and more.
Q&A with actor and producer Josh Brolin, Staceyann Chin, David Strathairn, Allison Moorer, and other special guests.
Getting to BAM
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