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  • [Howard Zinn raw #61]

    Interview wit Slaughton Lynd on Freedom Schools, history, Howard Zinn. Continue reading

  • [Howard Zinn raw #22]

    An interview with historian Stanley Kutler, a contemporary of Howard Zinn. He discusses Howard Zinn, his success, and the discipline of history as a whole. Continue reading

  • [Howard Zinn raw #18]

    Howard Zinn presents a lecture at St. Michael’s College in Burlington, Vermont. He talks about the importance of learning history and asking questions and the failures of “democracy” in the American political system. Continue reading

  • [Howard Zinn raw #13]

    Howard Zinn delivers a lecture at Kansas State University on his involvement with social justice movements, the importance of history, and the American government. Continue reading

  • [Howard Zinn raw #2]

    A history teacher leads a discussion with her class at York High School in Oak Park on Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. They discuss their reactions to the book, his purpose behind writing it, and how it has affected their perpsective on American history. Continue reading

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 83; Ray Price]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 83; Ray Price]

    Footage from the DuSable Museum of African American History. The Kartemquin crew records the beginning of a tour of students entering the museum, then interviews Curator Raymon Price. This tape is part of a documentary about the Spertus Museum of Judaica’s 1992 exhibition Bridges and Boundaries, although they do not directly address DuSable’s relationship to the exhibit in this portion of the interview, and instead just start with some basic information about the museum itself. Continue reading

  • Wired In 1982/1995 Recut

    Wired In 1982/1995 Recut

    The tape features a demo for the television show “Wired In.” While the program never actually came to fruition, the footage and demos put together are an interesting look into the the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. This video contains a recut of the “Wired In” demo. Continue reading

  • The Thirst

    The Thirst

    A recording of a performance of a one-woman show written and performed by Donna Blue Lachman about her family and her search for her Jewish faith and identity. Continue reading