Howard Zinn: Interview by Bill Moyers

moyers_interviews_zinnBill Moyers conducted an interview with Howard Zinn for the PBS Bill Moyers Journal on December 11, 2009, shortly before the release of Zinn’s film, The People Speak.

The conversation between Bill Moyers and Howard Zinn is filled with Zinn’s plain-spoken wisdom and sings with his confidence in the power and potential of human beings working together. Zinn insisted that the more we know our history, the more hopeful we should be about the future:

“I have confidence in the future. You know why? You have to be patient. Farmworkers were at one point in as helpless a position as the labor movement is today. But as Cesar Chavez said, we learned that you have to organize. And it takes time, it takes patience, it takes persistence.”

Watch video on PBS.org: Bill Moyers Journal

 

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