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The Problem Is Civil Obedience: Howard Zinn 1971/2007 from Mark Tribe on Vimeo.
The Problem Is Civil Obedience: Howard Zinn 1971/2007
Public reenactment of a speech given by author and activist Howard Zinn at a peace rally in Boston Common on May 5, 1971. Zinn defends the use of civil disobedience to protest the war in Vietnam and calls on Congress to impeach the president and vice president of the United States for the high crime of waging war on the people of Southeast Asia. Matthew Floyd Miller, a New York-based actor delivered the speech on location in Boston on July 14, 2007. This five-minute video is based on a 17-minute speech.