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A People’s History of American Empire • Talks at Google

Talk by Howard Zinn. Authors@Google. 2008.
The Authors@Google program welcomed Howard Zinn to Google's Cambridge office on November 11, 2008. Professor Howard Zinn discusses the role of U.S. Empire and how militarism and U.S. interventionism comes at a cost of harming the people in the U.S., as well as the harm done to other countries.

A People’s History of the United States

Talk by Howard Zinn. BookTV. Nov. 10, 1998.
On Nov. 10, 1998, Howard Zinn talked about his best-selling book A People’s History of the United States, 1492-present at the Fire and Ice Restaurant in Cambridge, MA.

A People’s History of Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn interviewed by by Joel Whitney. Guernica,October 27, 2004
With the soon-to-be-released film You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train, Howard discusses aspects of the film and current events including healthcare, the 2004 presidential election of G. W. Bush, Ralph Nader, and a string of quick questions.

A Power Governments Cannot Suppress

Talk by Howard Zinn. BookTV. Jan. 18, 2007.
Howard Zinn discussed his latest collection of essays, A Power Governments Cannot Suppress, that critiques America’s response to 9/11, examines the current state of democracy and government responsibility in America and cites examples of when government has overstepped throughout American history.
FBI Report on Howard Zinn, 1953 | HowardZinn.org

First FBI Interview with Howard Zinn | Nov. 25, 1953

Howard Zinn interviewed by FBI. FBI Files: The Vault. Nov. 25, 1953.
In July 2010, the FBI declassified their 243-page file on Howard Zinn, dating back to 1949 (read summaries of files). The first recorded contact with Zinn is this report filed four years later on November 25, 1953.

Historian’s Perspective on American Culture

Talk by Howard Zinn. BookTV. Aug. 12, 1999.
On the Aug. 12, 1999 of "American Perspectives,"Howard Zinn talked about a variety of topics including hate crimes, the two-party system, and cynicism toward American politics. After his comments he answered questions from the audience at the Wellfleet Public Library in Wellfleet, MA.

Historical Interpretation

Talk by Howard Zinn. BookTV. Feb. 7, 1997.
On Feb. 7, 1997, playwright, historian and political activist Zinn talked about the interpretation of history and how our understanding of it affects the future. The event was held at Carleton College in Northfield, MN. Introduction by Josh Gardner, senior history major.
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