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Howard  Zinn
[1922-2010]

activist Howard Zinn [1922-2010] color portrait             short profile

"A People's History"

other major works

movies, plays, other media

works about Howard Zinn

friends & family

links


"[Zinn's] writings changed the consciousness of a generation, and helped open new paths to understanding
the actual course of history and its meaning for our lives."  — Noam Chomsky

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official Howard Zinn website
Howard Zinn entry at Wikipedia
browse books at the Howard Zinn Store at Amazon


"A  People's  History"  [1980]

People's History of The United States classic book by Howard Zinn  "A People's History of The United States: 1492 - Present" [orig 1999, rev 2003]
by Howard Zinn

Kindle Edition from HarperCollins e-books [1/2010] for $9.99
Perennial Classics 8x5¼ pb [4/2003] out of print/110+ used
HarperCollins 9½x6½ hardcover [rev 2/2003] for $27.33
People's History of the United States read by Howard Zinn & Matt Damon   "A People's History of the United States CD: Highlights From The 20th Century", read by Howard Zinn & Matt Damon
HarperAudio ABR audio CD [2/2003] for $21.84
HarperAudio ABR audio cassette [11/99] out of prodn/used

"http://www.amazon.com/Otra-historia-Estados-Unidos-Spanish/dp/1583220542/

"A People's History of The United States: Teaching Edition (Abridged) [rev 2003] ISBN 1-56584-826-8.
Teaching A People's History: A Zinn Education Project

"The Twentieth Century: A People's History" [2/2003] by Howard Zinn
http://www.amazon.com/Twentieth-Century-Peoples-History/dp/0060530340/

"The People Speak: American Voices, Some Famous, Some Little Known" [2004] ISBN 0-06-057826-2

"Voices of A People’s History of The United States" with Anthony Arnove [2004)
ISBN 1-58322-647-8; 2nd edition (2009) ISBN 978-1-58322-916-3
http://www.amazon.com/Zinn-Howard-Voices-Peoples-History/dp/1904859429/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2215799/

"A People's History of The Civil War: Struggles For The Meaning of Freedom" [2005]
by David Williams & Howard Zinn ISBN 1-59558-018-2

"A Young People's History of The United States" in two volumes [Seven Stories Press 2007]
adapted from the original text by Rebecca Stefoff; illustrated and updated through 2006, with new introduction and afterword by Howard Zinn
Volume 1: Columbus to the Spanish-American War ISBN 978-1-58322-759-6
Volume 2: Class Struggle to the War on Terror ISBN 978-1-58322-760-2
One-volume edition (2009) ISBN 978-1-58322-869-2.

"A People's History of American Empire" [2008] by Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki & Paul Buhle
978-0-8050-8744-4 > USpol + BOSintl?

"The People Speak" documentary [History Channel 2009] /tt1156524/
co-directed by Zinn, based on A People's History and a companion volume, Voices of a People's History of the United States
http://www.amazon.com/People-Speak-Extended-Howard-Zinn/dp/B002W1HBNO/


Other  Major  Works
browse books at the Howard Zinn Store at Amazon

"You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times" [1994 memoir]
http://www.amazon.com/You-Cant-Neutral-Moving-Train/dp/0807071277/

Zinn Reader / Disobedience and Democracy book by Howard Zinn   "The Zinn Reader: Writings On Disobedience and Democracy" [1997]
organized as 74 chapters within six sections
Kindle Edition from Seven Stories Press [2nd edition 1/2011] for $11.99
Seven Stories Press 2nd edition 8¼x5½ pb [7/2009] for $14.48
Seven Stories Press 7¾x5 pb [9/97] out of print/many, many used
Seven Stories Press 7¾x5 hardcover [9/97] out of print/used

"Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls, and The Fighting Spirit of Labor's Last Century" [2002]
by Howard Zinn, Robin D.G. Kelley & Dana Frank
http://www.amazon.com/Three-Strikes-Musicians-Salesgirls-Fighting/dp/080705013X/

"Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral On A Moving Train" documentary biopic [2004] /tt0416825/
by Deb Ellis & Denis Mueller
http://www.amazon.com/Howard-Zinn-Neutral-Special-Commemorative/dp/B003BR8MEK/
http://www.amazon.com/Howard-Zinn-Neutral-Moving-Train/dp/B0007TKOSC/
http://www.firstrunfeatures.com/howardzinn.html

Howard Zinn / Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident in Kindle format edited by Richard Kreitner  "Howard Zinn: Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident - Essays In The Nation On Civil Rights, VietNam, and The War On Terror" for Kindle [2014]
Edited by Richard Kreitner, Introduction by Frances Fox Piven

Kindle Edition from The Nation [12/2014] for $7.99
“These Nation essays remind us that for nearly fifty years Zinn himself was deeply involved in the major twentieth-century struggles for social justice in the United States.”



Movies,  Stageplays,  Other  Media
Howard Zinn credits [since 1980] at Internet Movie Database

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"Emma: A Play in Two Acts About Emma Goldman, American Anarchist" [1976] playscript (2002)
http://www.amazon.com/Emma-Howard-Zinn/dp/089608664X/

"Daughter of Venus" stageplay [1985]

"Marx In Soho: A Play On History" [1999]
http://www.amazon.com/Marx-Soho-History-Howard-Zinn/dp/0896085937/

Political Theater of Howard Zinn - Three Plays  "Three Plays: The Political Theater of Howard Zinn
- Emma, Marx In Soho, Daughter of Venus" [2010]

Kindle Edition from Beacon Press [3/2010] for $9.99
Beacon Press 9x6 pb [3/2010] for $13.64

'Liberty Bound' 2004 documentary video by Christine Rose  "Liberty Bound" [indep July 2004]
"Is the United States bound for liberty? Or does it just have liberty bound?" • an entertaining, tongue-in-cheek look at America's on-going struggle to keep a comfortable balance between democracy, capitalism, and fascism • documentary video produced, written, directed & narrated by Christine Rose; featuring Michael Parenti, Michael Ruppert, and Howard Zinn
Cinema Epoch color DVD [9/2007] for $29.01
Blue Moose Films color DVD [7/2004] out of prodn/used
credits at IMDbChristine Rose entry at Wikipedia

'Is There Hope In This Desperate Time?' 2004 lecture  "Is There Hope In This Desperate Time?" [indep Sept 2004]
Noam Chomsky & Howard Zinn joint lecture as fundraiser for Homeless Empowerment Project in Boston; recorded in September 2004; intro by Paula Matthew • credits not found at IMDb
Radio Free Maine Audible audio CD [11/2004] for $4.95
watch complete event [12/2012 upload; 1:45:22] online at YouTube

Rush To War movie  "Rush To War: Between Iraq & A Hard Place" [indep Oct 2004]
interviewees include Sen. George McGovern, Joe Wilson, Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Scott Ritter, Gen. Anthony Zinni, Richard Clarke and columnists Robert Scheer & Molly Ivins
independent documentary video written & directed by Robert Taicher
Echo Bridge Home Ent. color DVD [9/2007] for $17.99
full credits from IMDbofficial movie site

Independent Intervention docu film  "Independent Intervention" documentary video [Ground Productions 2006]
Challenges the corporate media’s presentation of war, with reports of the brutal realities in Iraq.
Produced & directed by Tonje Hessen Schei; interviewees include Noam Chomsky, Amy Goodman, Jim Hightower, Bill Moyers, Arundhati Roy, Howard Zinn & James Zogby
color DVD available at official website {via PayPal}
Ground Prodns color DVD [3/2006] via Amazon third party
credits at IMDbofficial movie site

The American Ruling Class documentary feature written by Lewis H. Lapham  "The American Ruling Class: America Rules The World, But Who Rules America?" feature film [indep April 2008]
An unusual combination of documentary footage and scripted actors that thoroughly reveals America's ruling master class. Directed by John Kirby; written by Lewis H. Lapham; featuring Robert Altman, James A. Baker III, Bill Bradley, Harold Brown, Hodding Carter III, William T. Coleman, Jr., Walter Cronkite, Barbara Ehrenreich, Martin Garbus, Vartan Gregorian, Mike Medavoy, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Samuel Peabody, Peter G. Peterson, Pete Seeger, Lawrence H. Summers, Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr., William Howard Taft IV, Kurt Vonnegut & Howard Zinn
Alive Mind color DVD [1/2009] for $24.49
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipediaofficial movie site

Theory and Practice / Conversations With Noam Chomsky & Howard Zinn  "Theory and Practice: Conversations With Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn" [2010]
107-minute documentary comprised of two November 2009 interviews by Sasha Lilley (Pacifica
Radio), featuring Noam Chomsky [33 minutes] and Howard Zinn [74 minutes]; produced by
P.M. Press [est. 2007] & Mighty Small Films [est. 2008]
P.M. Press color DVD [3/2010] for $15.39
P.M. Press color DVD [3/2010] for $13.99
credits at IMDbwatch full movie [6/2014 upload; 1:47:38] online at YouTube


Recordings
A People's History of The United States (1999)
Artists In The Time of War (2002)
Heroes & Martyrs: Emma Goldman, Sacco & Vanzetti, and The Revolutionary Struggle (2000)
Stories Hollywood Never Tells (2000)
"You Can't Blow Up A Social Relationship" [Thick Records, 2005]
CD including Zinn lectures and performances by rock band Resident Genius


Works  About  Howard  Zinn

Howard Zinn Radical American Vision book by Davis D. Joyce  "Howard Zinn: A Radical American Vision" [2003]
by Davis D. Joyce, Foreword by Noam Chomsky

Kindle Edition from Prometheus Books [2003 edition] for $9.59
Prometheus Books 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2003] for $24.29
Zinn For Beginners book by David Cogswell and Joe Lee  "Zinn For Beginners" [2009]
by David Cogswell, Illustrated by Joe Lee

For Beginners 9x6 pb [8/2009] for $14.99
L'Intellettuale In Rivolta book from Italy by Giuseppe Gagliano  "L'Intellettuale In Rivolta: L'Antagonismo Politico Attraverso le Riflessioni di Zinn, Buber, Chomsky" [2010] by Giuseppe Gagliano
Editrice Uniservice Italian-language pb [2010] out of print/scarce
Howard Zinn A Life On The Left book by Martin Duberman  "Howard Zinn: A Life On The Left" [2012]
by Martin Duberman

Kindle Edition from The New Press [10/2012] for $10.99
The New Press 8¾x6 pb [10/2013] for $14.28
The New Press 9½x6¾ hardcover [10/2012] for $19.53
Agitation with a Smile / Howard Zinn's Legacies book edited by Stephen Bird, Adam Silver & Joshua Yesnowitz   "Agitation With A Smile: Howard Zinn's Legacies and The Future of Activism" [2013] Edited by Stephen Bird, Adam Silver & Joshua Yesnowitz, Foreword by Frances Fox Piven, Afterword by Noam Chomsky
Paradigm Publrs 9x6 pb [2/2014] for $30.35
Paradigm Publrs 9x6 hardcover [6/2013] for $142.50 {sic}
Howard Zinn's Legacies book edited by Davis D. Joyce  "Howard Zinn's Legacies" [2014]
Edited & with Introduction by Davis D. Joyce

Contributors include Noam Chomsky, Rachel C. Jackson, Staughton Lynd, Christine Pappas, Matthew Rothschild, John Tirman, and Alvin O. Turner
Kindle Edition from The Progressive [5/2014] for $9.99
The Progressive Magazine 8½x5½ pb [5/2014] for $15.08
official book site


Friends  &  Family


L i n k s
official Howard Zinn website
Howard Zinn entry at Wikipedia
browse books at the Howard Zinn Store at Amazon
Howard Zinn credits [since 1980] at Internet Movie Database

'Howard Zinn Online' fansite
Howard Zinn received the 1998 Eugene Debs Award from the Eugene V. Debs Foundation [est. 1962]



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