Howard Zinn – You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train

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Interviewed by Lawrence R. Velvel • Books of Our Time • November 11, 2003

In this presentation of The Massachusetts School of Law’s program, “Books of Our Times,” Dean Lawrence R. Velvel interviews American Historian Howard Zinn on his books: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train – A Personal History of Our Times, and Failure To Quit – Reflections of an Optimistic Historian. The discussion ranges from Mr. Zinn’s optimism for the future and what true patriotism is, to what Americans don’t want to hear.

Books of Our Time •  November 11, 2003

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