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.
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.