Thursday, January 28, 2010

In Lieu Of Flowers, Organize

-- Howard Zinn, Marisa Tomei

This segment of a Bill Moyers interview with Howard Zinn came after the production of last month's History Channel special, The People Speak: Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport, based on the works of Howard Zinn.

Almost everyone who lived and organized in New England during the past many decades found yourself on a picket line or in a rambunctious assembly hall with Howard, who passed away yesterday at the age of 87 after a long life that anyone should consider successful. A Boston University professor during much of that time, Howard practiced the art of looking at - and participating in - history from below.

  • Video With Bill Moyers, Complete Article

  • Howard Zinn, 1922-2010, Talks With Woody Harrelson, Connecticut Review
  • 1 comment:

    Norm Pattis said...

    Sorry to see him pass. There is a void where he once stood.