Matt Damon: Our Problem is Civil Obedience (2013)

Synopsis: Matt Damon, a lifelong friend of Howard Zinn, reads excerpts from Zinn’s 1970 speech on civil disobedience. Zinn delivered the speech at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore as his opening statement in a debate on civil disobedience with the philosopher Charles Frankel. Zinn was a social activist and political science professor at Boston University during the civil rights era who has authored over twenty books, including his seminal work,  A People’s History of the United States.

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