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  • Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913

Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913 | Full Episode | PBS

Duration: 54:41 (Full Program)
Program: Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913
Broadcast Date: Dec. 18, 2013

An epic labor strike that devastated Michigan’s Copper Country in 1913 haunts the American labor movement to this day. This program traces the Copper Country strike from its hopeful start to its heartrending conclusion. Between those endpoints, it explores the intensifying battle between organized labor and corporate power, as well as issues of immigration and technology.

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Post Date: December 18, 2013