July 4, 2008

Howard Zinn: 4th of July Reality-Check

I'd like to think the founder's motives were noble and pure, but I suspect the Revolutionary War was another fight among the elite (white men on this side of the Atlantic wresting control from the same on the other side of the Atlantic).

A 4th of July reading
from Howard Zinn's "A people's History of the United States" tells a different story.

James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglas
4th of July Address


DemocracyNow!, July 4th Special: Readings From Howard Zinn’s “Voices of a People’s History of the United States,” July 4, 2008.


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