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The People Speak

An all-star cast that includes Matt Damon, Viggo Mortensen, Marisa Tomei, and Morgan Freeman recites an oral history of American activism in History's upcoming The People Speak.
November 5, 2009


An all-star cast that includes Matt Damon, Viggo Mortensen, Marisa Tomei, and Morgan Freeman recites an oral history of American activism in History’s upcoming The People Speak. The special, premiering Dec. 13, is based on the books A People’s History of the United States and Voices of a People’s History by historian Howard Zinn.
Co-Directors: Chris Moore, Anthony Arnove
Executive Producers: Chris Moore, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Anthony Arnove

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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