A thinker and an educator, Zinn has led a life of commitment and compassion, and the film offers a loving tribute. Using historical footage and contemporary interviews, the controversial author of 'A People's History of the United States' is revealed to be a warm humanist and one of the most inspiring thinkers of our time -- a man about whom Noam Chomsky said, "it is no exaggeration to say that he has changed the consciousness of a generation.
Winter TV Guide. Oct 14, 2004.
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The major issues are settled, and there is distrust and an assumption of hostility in the actions of anyone or anything which counters those settled beliefs. Zinn's return home, he is baffled by the US military and government's desire to examine, debrief, and return the 3 POWs, as opposed to Zinn being allowed to do so, and it is made plain that this is yet another example where a lying hostile US government thwarted the actions of a peace-loving man.
It's mostly first-person, with Zinn describing his working-class upbringing, his service as a bomber in WWII, his years in the labor, civil-rights, and antiwar movements, and his long fight to make academia more activist. Howard Zinn: Kevin Crust. We grow up in a controlled society, where we are told that when one person kills another person, that is murder, but when the government kills a hundred thousand, that is patriotism. Quotes [ first lines ] Zinn, Howard: Forgot your password?
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