Audio

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    • 1492-1992: The Legacy of Columbus

    • Audio CD. By Howard Zinn. 2011. 60 min.
      Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin on October 9, 1991, Howard Zinn challenges the myths of the Columbus legend.

    • Resource Types: Audio | Time Periods: Colonization: 1492 - 1764 | Themes: Imperialism, Native American | Reading Levels: High School
    • Ballads of Sacco and Vanzetti

    • Songs by Woody Guthrie, produced by Moses Asch. 1996.
      Songs about the murder trial of Sacco and Vanzetti.

    • Resource Types: Audio | Time Periods: Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944, 20th Century | Themes: Art & Music |
    • The Death of Emmett Till

    • Song. By Bob Dylan. 1963.
      Ballad on the death of Emmett Till.

    • Resource Types: Audio | Themes: Civil Rights Movements | Reading Levels: High School
    • Ella Jenkins and a Union of Friends Pulling Together

    • Audio CD. By Ella Jenkins and friends. 1999. 47 minutes and 18-page booklet.
      Labor songs for children ages 4–12.

    • Resource Types: Audio | Themes: Art & Music, Labor | Reading Levels: Grades 3-5, Grades Pre-K-2
    • A People's History of the United States: Highlights from the Twentieth Century (Audio)

    • Audio. By Howard Zinn. Read by Matt Damon. 2003. 8 hours, 44 min.
      Audio book version of excerpted highlights from A People’s History of the United States.

    • Resource Types: Audio | Time Periods: Colonization: 1492 - 1764, Revolution & Constitution: 1765 - 1799, Early 19th Century: 1800 - 1849, Civil War Era: 1850 - 1864, Reconstruction Period: 1865 - 1876, Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899, 18th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000, 19th Century, 2001 - Present, 20th Century, 21st Century, All US History | Themes: African American, Asian American, Civil Rights Movements, Democracy & Citizenship, Environment & Food, Immigration, Imperialism, Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights, Native American, Organizing, Racism & Racial Identity, Slavery, Social Class, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, Women's History | Reading Levels: High School
    • Remembering Slavery

    • Audio and Book – Non-fiction. By Ira Berlin. 2007. 416 pages.
      Oral histories of first-person accounts of slavery.

    • Resource Types: Audio | Time Periods: Civil War Era: 1850 - 1864, Reconstruction Period: 1865 - 1876, 19th Century | Themes: African American, Slavery | Reading Levels: Grades 6-8, High School
    • San Patricio

    • Audio. By The Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder. 2010.
      Ballads about the San Patricio Battalion during the U.S. Mexico War.

    • Resource Types: Audio | Time Periods: Early 19th Century: 1800 - 1849, 19th Century | Themes: Latino, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements |