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The People Speak
Based on Howard Zinn's books, this powerful documentary presents dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of Americans who spoke up for social and political change.
From suffragists like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, to abolitionists and civil rights leaders like Frederick Douglass and Malcolm X, to union organizers like Rose Chernin and Cesar Chavez, to antiwar activists like Muhammad Ali and Dalton Trumbo, the program includes contributions from both well-known and everyday people. Celebrity readers include Danny Glover, Marisa Tomei, Josh Brolin, Matt Damon, Kerry Washington, and others.
|Subject||SOCIAL STUDIES, US 20th Century|
|Publisher||The History Channel|
|Running Time||110 min.|
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