You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train
A personal history of our times

Zinn, Howard
Publisher:  Beacon Press, Boston, USA
Year Published:  2002   First Published:  1994
Pages:  224pp   ISBN:  978-080707127-4
Library of Congress Number:  E175.5.Z25A3   Dewey:  973'.07202--dc20
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX8736

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.


Table of Contents

Preface 2002

Introduction: The Question Period in Kalamazoo

Part One: The South and the Movement
1. Going South: Spelman College
2. "Young Ladies Who Can Picket"
3. "A President is Like a Gardener"
4. "My Name Is Freedom": Albany Georgia
5. Selma, Alabama
6. "I'll be Here": Mississippi

Part Two: War
7. A Veteran against War
8. "Sometimes to Be Silent Is to Lie": Vietnam
9. The Last Teach-In
10. "Our Apologies, Good Friends, for the Fracture of Good Order"

Part Three: Scenes and Changes
11. In Jail: "The World Is Topsy-Turvy
12. In Court: "The Heart of the Matter"
13. Growing Up Class-Conscious
14. A Yellow Rubber Chicken: Battles at Boston University
15. The Possibility of Hope


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