Historical Interpretation

Playwright, historian and political activist Zinn talked about the interpretation of history and how our understanding of it affects the… read more

Playwright, historian and political activist Zinn talked about the interpretation of history and how our understanding of it affects the future. He discussed getting personal experience of the world and questioning teachers and other institutional authority. He also talked about income disparity in the U.S. and the failure to alleviate poverty. Following his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Historical Interpretation

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Program ID:
78710-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Northfield, Minnesota, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 16, 1997

Airing Details

  • Mar 15, 1997 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 15, 1997 | 11:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 16, 1997 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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