Howard Zinn's Speech on Civil Disobedience

Part 1:

  • Actor Wallace Shawn reads Howard Zinn's powerful speech on Civil Disobedience, originally given at Johns Hopkins University in November 1970. This clip is part of a reading from Voices of a People's History of the United States (Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove,) given on May 2, 2007 in New York, NY

Part 2:

  • The same speech, read by actor, Matt Damon at the Chicago Youth Poetry Festival on January 31, 2012.
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Howard Zinn's Speech on Civil Disobedience