Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train Reviews

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October 29, 2004
A provocative documentary on a life that could easily be described as a moving train.
October 15, 2004
Finally, a documentary about one of America's most important academics.
October 15, 2004
Leads us on a journey through some of the major historical events of the 20th century, revealing Zinn to be far more than simply an activist version of Zelig.
October 14, 2004
Loaded with fantastic old footage and photographs of the Vietnam War, of the American civil rights movement and of Zinn's own family.
August 26, 2004
A thinker and an educator, Zinn has led a life of commitment and compassion, and the film offers a loving tribute.
July 28, 2004
His simple message -- that history is not made by the few but by the struggles of the many -- isn't out of line with typical Marxist teachings, but Zinn has always found a way to make it fresh.
October 3, 2010
a spare but dazzling portrait of a unique man and soulful progressive
June 1, 2005
A flattering but soft documentary about Howard Zinn.
October 7, 2004
'Compassion' is a word the man himself uses a lot, and it's what makes the film so invigorating. Ending the movie with eloquent words about how to live a hopeful life, he is 82 and he continues to fight for what he believes in.
September 16, 2004
They generally sit back and let the genial, even cheerful Zinn tell his story.
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