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 New World Notes 
 Second of 3 parts
 Weekly Program
 
 Kenneth Dowst  
 For non-profit use only.
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The celebrated Progressive historian, political activist, and professor Howard Zinn is profiled in this radio adaptation of the documentary film, You Can't Be Neutral On a Moving Train.

Part 2 covers Zinn's firing by Spelman College, move to Boston University, Vietnam-era antiwar activities, trip to Hanoi to return American POWs, his views on civil disobedience, and his targeting by the police and FBI. (Cont'd...)
Of special interest in Part 2: extensive reflections by antiwar activist Fr. Daniel Berrigan (d. 2016).

Other speakers including Alice Walker, Daniel Ellsberg, Marian Wright Edelman, Staughton Lynd, Noam Chomsky, Tom Hayden, and Zinn himself offer interesting perspectives on Zinn's times and his work. Narrator Matt Damon reads passages from Zinn's writings

The film, directed by Deb Ellis and Denis Mueller, was released in 2004.

New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "inflexible deadlines") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Howard Zinn (1922-2010) published more than 20 books including the influential A People's History of the United States (1980).

This installment is available--in MP3 and other formats--also on The Internet Archive (www.archive.org). The page with the download links is here: https://archive.org/download/nwn-661-zinn-life-2-192k

Details, photos, nice links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site: https://newworldnotes.blogspot.com

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