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John Gianvito in Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind

Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind

2007 NR

Filmmaker John Gianvito takes viewers on a visual tour of the American progressive movement with this cross-country journey, inspired by Howard Zinn's influential retelling of the American story, A People's History of the United States. Proceeding chronologically, the documentary captures monuments to and gravestones of influential rebels and progressive leaders from all across the country, including Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth and many others.