Catch a first look at the HISTORY special, The People Speak. Here, Rosario Dawson performs a letter from Yolanda Hewitt Vaughn. The People Speak premieres on HISTORY December 13!
Catch a first look at the HISTORY special, The People Speak. Here, Marisa Tomei performs Harriet Hanson Robinson's 'Characteristics of the Early Factory Girls' . The People Speak premieres on HISTORY on December 13!
Catch a first look at the performances from the HISTORY special, The People Speak. Here, Sandra Oh performs Emma Goldman's view on patriotism. The People Speak premieres on HISTORY December 13!
Actor David Strathairn performs abolitionist John Browns final speech before his execution in 1859. Introduction by Viggo Mortensen.
Rosario Dawson reads the words of a mother refusing to fight in the Gulf War.
Danny Glover performs a Langston Hughes poem inspired by unfulfilled promises to the poor.
Actor David Strathairn performs an excerpt from Henry David Thoreaus Civil Disobedience. Introduction by Danny Glover.
The stars of The People Speak talk about Howard Zinn and his book, A Peoples History of the United States.
Kathleen Chalfant performs the words of an 1800s activist on how Wall Street runs America.
The Stars of The People Speak talk about the motivation behind their involvement in the special.
Sylvia Woods, a pioneer in the struggle of African-American and women trade unionists, describes her first experiences speaking out against racism. Performed by Jasmine Guy.
Viggo Mortensen performs the words of Major General Smedley Butler, a highly decorated United States Marine, as he shared his feelings about war in 1935. Introduction by Danny Glover.
Allison Moorer sings the Great Depression anthem, Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?
Actor Benjamin Bratt reads a letter from a runaway slave to his former master.
StacyAnn Chin performs a letter written by Japanese Activist Yuri Kochiyama detailing a Japanese Americans experiences with internment during World War II.
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