12/13 - "The People Speak" Live Screening Party & End of Year Celebration

Join us for an End of Year Party
If your holiday wishes include peace and justice for all, come celebrate the season and the end of the quarter with the International Socialist Organization, our friends and our allies. Come for good food and drink and fiery political conversation to warm your heart on a cold night. We’ll take inspiration from the long awaited documentary film premiering on the History Chanel,

Live Screening of THE PEOPLE SPEAK
Inspired by Howard Zinn's books A People's History of the United States and, Voices of a People's History of the United States co-authored with Anthony Arnove, THE PEOPLE SPEAK includes performances by Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Danny Glover, Lupe Fiasco, Marisa Tomei and many more….

Radical Book Fair
Give yourself an early holiday present, or surprise the politicos in your life with great radical books from Haymarket Books

Drinks and Movie Snacks
will be available as a fundraiser for the ISO

Sunday December 13, 7:00pm
1819 Harvard Ave, lower unit (Click for Directions)

Come at 7pm for pre-show drinks, snacks, and socializing 
THE PEOPLE SPEAK premieres on the History Chanel at 8pm

RSVP and spread the word on Facebook 

This will be out last event before we take a 2 week holiday break.

Our next meeting will be on Wed, January 6th.

Using dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries and speeches of everyday Americans, the documentary feature film THE PEOPLE SPEAK gives voice to those who spoke up for social change throughout U.S. history, forging a nation from the bottom up with their insistence on equality and justice.

Dave Zirin Reviews THE PEOPLE SPEAK

The revolution will be televised (this Sunday)
Author and
Nation sportswriter Dave Zirin is looking forward to the premier of a television documentary that brings to life the work of "people's historian" Howard Zinn.
December 11, 2009. 

ON DECEMBER 13, a date I've basically had tattooed on my arm like the guy from Memento, The People Speak finally makes its debut on the History Channel (8 p.m. EST, check your local listings). This is more than just must-see-TV. It is nothing less than the life's work of "people's historian" Howard Zinn brought to life by some of the most talented actors, musicians and poets in the country....   Read the full article

And check out the ISR guide to The People Speak
International Socialist Review magazine provides a list of related historical articles to accompany The People Speak.