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The filmmaker's personal journey to confront her past, baring her soul to those most hurt by her troubled youth when she ricocheted from far-left radicalism to neo-Nazi fascism out of a desperate need...
Bound for Glory
The autobiography of folk singer Woody Guthrie.
Connexions Library: Oral History Focus Page
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on oral history.
An Execution in the Family: One Son's Journey
A memoir by the son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, who were executed in 1953 after being convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage.
The French Anarchists: From Chapter 1 of Memoirs of a Revolutionary
Of this hard childhood, this troubled adolescence, all those terrible years, I regret nothing as far as I am myself concerned. I am sorry for those who grow up in this world without ever experiencing ...
The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
Judgment unto Truth: An Armenian Memory
Jernazian, Ephraim K.
Jernazian was born in Turkish Armenia in 1890 and lived there until he was forced to flee in 1922. This autobriography tells of a way of life in those years now destroyed forever. His sensitive and en...
The Long Haul: An autobiography
Myles Horton tells the story of the Highlander Folk School. A major catalyst for social change in the United States for over sixty years, this school has touched the lives of so many people, including...
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Douglass, Frederick; Jacobs, Harriet; (Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah)
Two first-person accounts of African-American slavery.
A Red Metamorphosis
The following essay has been written and published in response to increasing requests from researchers for information on the background and development of historian Terry Irving and his approach to h...
Take Off the Masks
This is the sensitive and moving coming out story of the well-known author, religious leader, and civil rights activist.
Walking through the Valley: An Autobiography
You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A personal history of our times
Zinn tells his personal stories about more than thirty years of fighting for social change, from teaching at Spelman College to recent protests against war.