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  • 75
    Jonathan Curiel San Francisco Chronicle

    With this film, we see the Zinn who has changed thousands of lives with his work. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A thinker and an educator, Zinn has led a life of commitment and compassion, and the film offers a loving tribute. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's the subject himself, still brimming with passion in his 80s, who provides the most inspiring moments. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    This documentary about Howard Zinn provides an effective if not necessarily comprehensive or objective portrait of the esteemed historian and activist. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Thoughtful, exciting, moving. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    It's a far more effective leftist argument than the bombastic "Fahrenheit 9/11." show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    The ideas are generous and inclusive rather than divisive: Zinn wants history to be seen and to be experienced from every possible perspective. show more

  • 70
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    It's an excellent introduction to a man whose thoughts on war, peace and dissent have become increasingly influential in ever more confusing times. show more

  • 70
    Ernest Hardy L.A. Weekly

    This illuminating, often rousing film fits snugly alongside the various anti-Bush/corporate/globalization documentaries that continue to pack the art houses. show more

  • 70
    Los Angeles Times

    The film is especially strong in its second half, which is dominated by contemporary footage of Zinn. show more

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