A realistic account of the fierce struggle that raged in the coalfields of West Virginia in the 1920’s between coalminers, fighting for trade-union rights, and mine-owners who employed gangster methods to maintain crippling conditions and pay. Features photography by Haskell Wexler.
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Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Coal mines and mining
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Trade-unions - United States
Feature films → Feature films - United States
VHS; Access Print (Section 1)