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The people speak [videorecording] / First Tuesday Media presents ; in association with Artfire Films ... [et al.] ; directed by Chris Moore, Anthony Arnove, and Howard Zinn ; adapted and written by Anthony Arnove, Howard Zinn ; produced by Dan Abrams ... [et al.].


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English. Closed-captioned.
Publication date:
[New York] : A&E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [2010]
  • Video
  • 1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally broadcast on television in 2009 for History. Documentary. Inspired by the book "A people's history of the United States" by Howard Zinn and "Voices of a people's history of the United States" edited with Anthony Arnove. Special features: Behind-the-scenes at the Cutler Majestic Theatre; celebrity interviews.
Production Credits:
Narrated by Howard Zinn; music, David Baerwald; director of photography, Tony Sacco; editors, Yesenia Higuera Jon Berry.
Dramatic and musical performers: Allison Moorer, Benjamin Bratt, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Chris Robinson, Christina Kirk, Danny Glover, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, David Strathairn, Don Cheadle, Eddie Vedder, Harris Yulin, Jasmine Guy, John Legend, Josh Brolin, Kathleen Chalfant, Kerry Washington, Lupe Fiasco, Marisa Tomei, Martín Espada, Matt Damon, Michael Ealy, Mike O'Malley, Morgan Freeman, P!nk, Q'orianka Kilcher, Reg E. Cathey, Rich Robinson, Rosario Dawson, Ry Cooder, Sandra Oh, Sean Pen, Staceyann Chin, Van Dyke Parks, Viggo Mortensen.
A look at social change throughout history, as seen through the music, poetry, speeches, and manifestos of rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past - and present - including Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Bob Dylan, Langston Hughes, Chief Joseph, Muhammad Ali, along with unknown veterans, union workers, abolitionists, and many others never featured in high school textbooks. Celebrates the extraordinary possibilities for creating social change that ordinary people have realized throughout the course of our nation's rich but often ignored history of dissent and protest.
DVD (NTSC, all regions); Dolby 5.1 or Dolby surround; widescreen.
Abrams, Dan. Producer
Arnove, Anthony, 1969- Author of screenplay
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010 Author of screenplay
Moorer, Allison.
Bratt, Benjamin, 1963-
Dylan, Bob, 1941-
Springsteen, Bruce.
Robinson, Chris, 1966-
Kirk, Christina.
Glover, Danny.
DMC (Musician)
Strathairn, David.
Cheadle, Don.
Vedder, Eddie.
Yulin, Harris.
Guy, Jasmine.
Legend, John.
Chalfant, Kathleen, 1945-
Washington, Kerry, 1977-
Fiasco, Lupe.
Tomei, Marisa.
Espada, Martín, 1957-
Ealy, Michael.
O'Malley, Mike, 1966-
Freeman, Morgan.
P!nk, 1979-
Kilcher, Q'Orianka.
Cathey, Reg E.
Robinson, Rich, 1969-
Dawson, Rosario.
Cooder, Ry.
Oh, Sandra, 1971-
Penn, Sean, 1960-
Chin, Staceyann, 1972-
Parks, Van Dyke.
Mortensen, Viggo, 1958-
History Channel (Television network)
Arts and Entertainment Network.
New Video Group.
Related Work:
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010. People's history of the United States.
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010. Voices of a people's history of the United States.
Publisher No.:
AAAE211940 A&E Television Networks

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