The People Speak


2h 2009

Brief Synopsis

Based on Howard Zinn's book "A People's History of the United States," which presents American history from a young person's point of view. This mini-series will feature music and readings based on America's struggles with race, class, war and women's rights.

Film Details

Also Known As
Let the People Speak, People Speak, People's History of the United States, A
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Artfire Films; Cinema Management Group Llc; Cinetic Media; First Tuesday Media; History
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Based on Howard Zinn's book "A People's History of the United States," which presents American history from a young person's point of view. This mini-series will feature music and readings based on America's struggles with race, class, war and women's rights.

Film Details

Also Known As
Let the People Speak, People Speak, People's History of the United States, A
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Artfire Films; Cinema Management Group Llc; Cinetic Media; First Tuesday Media; History
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 13, 2009

Based on the book, "A People's History of the United States," written by Howard Zinn. Published by Harper & Row in 1980.

Based on the book, "Voices of a People's History of the United States," written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove. Published by Seven Stories Press on October 15, 2004.

Previously in development as a 4-hour miniseries at HBO.

Originally in development as a 10-hour miniseries at Fox Broadcasting Company for the 1999-2000 season. Project rolled over to HBO with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck as executive producers. Affleck and Damon Have dropped out of project as Producers since then.

Aired in the USA on History Channel December 13, 2009.

US Network attachment pending.

Concept is being delivered as a feature movie and a four-hour mini-series.

Ordered to production for the 2007-2008 season.