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Howard Zinn (I) (1922–2010)


Howard Zinn, the author of the best seller "A People's History of the United States", is a historian, political scientist and social activist well-known for his involvement in progressive causes. Zinn was born on August 24, 1922 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of immigrant Jewish parents. During the early years of World War Two, Zinn worked as a ... See full bio »

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 2008 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (advisor - 1 episode)
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  The American Experience (TV Series documentary) (academic advisor - 3 episodes, 2006) (consultant - 1 episode, 1999)
- Riding the Rails (1999) ... (consultant)
 1987 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary) (academic advisor - 6 episodes)
- Bridge to Freedom: 1965 (1987) ... (academic advisor)
- Mississippi: Is This America?: 1962-1964 (1987) ... (academic advisor)
- No Easy Walk: 1961-1963 (1987) ... (academic advisor)
- Ain't Scared of Your Jails: 1960-1961 (1987) ... (academic advisor)
- Fighting Back: 1957-1962 (1987) ... (academic advisor)
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Plays Emma, Daughter of Venus, Marx in Soho.

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

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6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. See more »

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Words of remembrance were written by MIT's linguistics professor Noam Chomsky for "Time" magazine's Milestones section (Issue: February 22, 2010). See more »

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Virgo

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