A People's History of the United States CD: Highlights from the 20th Century (Abridged / Compact Disc)

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By Howard Zinn, Matt Damon (Read by), Howard Zinn (Read by)
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Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History isthe only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of and in the wordsof America's women, African-Americans, Native Americans, working poor, andimmigrant laborers. Here we learn that many of our country's greatest battles childlaborlaws, women's rights, racial equality were carried out at the grass roots level, against bloody resistance.

Revised and updated with new chapters on Clinton's presidency, the 2000 Election, and the War on Terrorism, A People's History of the United States featuresinsightful analysis of the most important events in our history.

About the Author


Howard Zinn (1922 2010) was a historian, playwright, and social activist. In addition to A People s History of the United States, which has sold more than two million copies, he is the author of many books, including the autobiography You Can t Be Neutral on a Moving Train, The People Speak, and Passionate Declarations.

About the Reader: Matt Damon

Matt Damon's film career has including starring roles in Good Will Hunting (which he co-wrote), The Rainmaker, Saving Private Ryan, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and the upcoming All the Pretty Horses. He is currently producing the TV mini-series on A People's History of the United States.



Howard Zinn (1922 2010) was a historian, playwright, and social activist. In addition to A People s History of the United States, which has sold more than two million copies, he is the author of many books, including the autobiography You Can t Be Neutral on a Moving Train, The People Speak, and Passionate Declarations.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060530068
ISBN-10: 0060530065
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: HarperAudio
Publication Date: February 4th, 2003
Language: English