[act-ma] TONIGHT-Howard Zinn previewing his new movie, "The People Speak" at BU

Julie Keefe jukee711 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 5 08:29:02 PST 2009


THE PEOPLE SPEAK film uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday Americans who spoke up for social change throughout U.S. history.  
Featured artists in the film include Josh Brolin, Matt Damon, Rosario Dawson, Bob Dylan, John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, Marisa Tomei, and Kerry Washington.

Please join

HOWARD ZINN
DAVID STRATHAIRN
CHRIS MOORE
for
THE PEOPLE SPEAK COLLEGE TOUR
at
BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Thursday, November 5, 2009
>7PM
>
>Boston University Tsai Performance Center
>685 Commonwealth Avenue
>College of Arts and Sciences
>Boston MA
>http://www.bu.edu/tsai
>
>FREE! All seats General Admission.
>
>To reserve a seat in advance and learn more, please visit:
>http://www.history.com/thepeoplespeakcollegetour
>
>Sponsored by HISTORY
>http://www.history.com/
>
>Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Core Curriculum, the Honors Program, and the Departments of History and Political Science at Boston University
>
>
>THE PEOPLE SPEAK COLLEGE TOUR is a national campus tour for the forthcoming documentary film THE PEOPLE SPEAK (http://www.thepeoplespeak.com/) and will will bring the film's producers and cast members to eight universities across the country for live readings, clip screenings, and in-depth discussion.
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>Using dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday Americans, THE PEOPLE SPEAK gives voice to those who spoke up for social change throughout U.S. history, forging a nation from the bottom up with their insistence on equality and justice. Produced by Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Chris Moore, Anthony Arnove and acclaimed historian Howard Zinn, THE PEOPLE SPEAK illustrates the relevance of these passionate historical moments to our society today and reminds us never to take liberty for granted.
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>THE PEOPLE SPEAK features Josh Brolin, Matt Damon, Rosario Dawson, Bob Dylan, Morgan Freeman, John Legend, Viggo Mortensen, Bruce Springsteen, Marisa Tomei, and Kerry Washington.
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>THE PEOPLE SPEAK COLLEGE TOUR at BOSTON UNIVERSITY features HOWARD ZINN and his co-executive producer CHRIS MOORE (Project Greenlight, Good Will Hunting, American Pie) and actor DAVID STRATHAIRN (Bourne Ultimatum, Good Night and Good Luck) in live performance and also showing highlights from the film, talking with the audience, and taking questions from students.
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>Join The People Speak on History on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thepeoplespeakonhistory
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>MORE INFORMATION
>http://www.history.com/thepeoplespeakcollegetour
>http://www.HowardZinn.org/   |   http://www.facebook.com/HowardZinn
>http://www.PeoplesHistory.us/   |   http://www.facebook.com/Voices.Live
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>NEW AND UPDATED edition of the source books for THE PEOPLE SPEAK just released:
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>Voices of a People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove
>http://www.sevenstories.com/book/?GCOI=58322100808900
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>A People's History of the United States, 1492-Present, by Howard Zinn
>http://www.harpercollins.com/book/index.aspx?isbn=9780060528423


THE PEOPLE SPEAK film, airing on HISTORY December 13 at 8 PM, uses dramatic
and musical performances of the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday
Americans who spoke up for social change throughout U.S. history.  Featured
artists in the film include Josh Brolin, Matt Damon, Rosario Dawson, Bob
Dylan, John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, Marisa Tomei, and Kerry Washington.


      
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