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  • Independent Lens

Independent Lens | BUTTE AMERICA | Behind the Scenes | PBS

Duration: 05:14
Program: Independent Lens #1102

You see the world differently when you work underground. That made Butte, Montana different right from the start as immigrants came from around the world to work the mines. But what they blasted out of the 10000 miles of tunnels was more than just copper. It was the rise of unions and multinational corporations, and the seeds of the current debate over the environment. In this clip, filmmaker Pamela Roberts offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of BUTTE, AMERICA ...



Post Date: October 19, 2009