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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

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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