Beacon Press accepting submissions for video tribute to Howard Zinn





Be a part of a People's Tribute to Howard Zinn! Submit a video of yourself reading a chosen selection from his autobiography, You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train, and part of your reading may be included in a video tribute. 

If we use a portion of your video, we'll send you a copy of You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train or the new compilation of his plays, Three Plays: The Political Theater of Howard Zinn—Emma, Marx in Soho, Daughter of Venus.

Rules

  1. Download the selection from You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train from Scribd http://www.scribd.com/doc/27076445.
  2. Make a video of yourself reading the posted selection out loud, from the top of page 206 to the end of the document.
    • Remember to speak clearly and make sure you're not speaking too fast.
  3. Send the video to us. You can do it a number of ways:
    • Upload the video to YouTube and tag the video as "People's Tribute to Howard Zinn" or send a link to the video to marketing@beacon.org.
    • Upload the video to YouTube and link to it in the comments section of this post.
    • Send the video to marketing@beacon.org through a service such as Pando or YouSendIt.com.
  4. Formatting the video:
    • Your video should be at least 640 x 480 pixels.
    • The preferred video formats are .avi or .mov.
    • Try to have as little background noise as possible
  5. Videos must be received by March 5, 2010.


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