Voices of a People’s History of the United States is a primary-source companion to A People’s History of the United States. For this new book, Zinn and Arnove have selected testimonies — speeches, letters, poems, songs, memoirs, protests — from our rich history of resistance. Here, in their own words, are Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Emma Goldman, Martin Luther King, Jr., Cesar Chavez, Paul Robeson, Helen Keller, Bob Dylan, Angela Davis, Rachel Corrie, and scores of others.
This event is now available in audio and video format. Each video segment is approximately 15 minutes long. Hover over each number to view the readings in that segment. Audio is available in full or by individual reading, in the order of delivery from the event.