[Howard Zinn raw #59]

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Howard Zinn gives a talk at Harvard University.

Continuation of tape #19554.

0:03Copy video clip URL Tape opens on Howard Zinn addressing a group of students. He answers a question about archiving. He finishes speaking, and they applaud him. The student organizer addresses the group, and thanks them for coming. 

2:50Copy video clip URL Students stop to talk to each other, leave the classroom, or to go up to Zinn to ask questions or for an autograph. It sometimes difficult to hear what the students ask, or how Zinn responds over the noise of the crowd around him. They ask about his book, his political views, and for him to sign their books or shirts. 

20:20Copy video clip URL A girl thanks him for the influence his book has had on her education. A student asks about the problem of the “disappearing past.”

23:35Copy video clip URL He says that he needs to leave, and signs a last few autographs. 

24:25Copy video clip URL Cut to Zinn and the crew walking back to his car after the talk. It’s dark outside, and there is not much visibility. They talk about Studs Terkel on the walk. 

29:40Copy video clip URL They reach the car and start to drive Zinn home. He directs them. They talk about editing and working with video while they drive. They talk about this lives of the videographers a bit. The car is almost completely dark most of the time. 

49:35Copy video clip URL They arrive at his house, and they make plans to pick him up the next day. 

50:54Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of the Boston Playwright’s Theatre. Videographers can be heard talking behind the camera. Different angles and shots of the building and the street. 

57:25Copy video clip URL Footage from inside the car as they drive down the street. It’s raining. They talk about filming while they drive. 

1:05:25Copy video clip URL Video ends. 

1:05:32Copy video clip URL Tape ends. 

 

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