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Capital and labor

Author: Donald L MillerFred BarzykWGBH Educational Foundation.Annenberg/CPB.Library of Congress.All authors
Publisher: S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB, ©2000.
Series: Biography of America, 17.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part 17 of the series that explores the human side of American history. The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the 20th century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period--working under grueling conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: J Pierpont Morgan; J Pierpont Morgan
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald L Miller; Fred Barzyk; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Annenberg/CPB.; Library of Congress.; United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
ISBN: 1576802027 9781576802021
OCLC Number: 46461487
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Producer/director, Fred Barzyk ; senior producer/project director, Christine Herbes-Sommers ; executive producer, Michele Korf ; senior editor, Mark Geffen ; senior historical consultant, Raymond W. Smock.
Performer(s): Presenter/host, Donald L. Miller ; speakers, Pauline Maier, Louis P. Masur, Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Douglas Brinkley, Virginia Scharff.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Included in the series A Biography of America are the following titles: #1. New World Encounters. --
#2. English Settlement. --
#3. Growth and Empire. --
#4. The Coming of Independence. --
#5. A New System of Government. --
#6. Westward Expansion. --
#7. The Rise of Capitalism. --
#8. The Reform Impulse. --
#9. Slavery. --
#10. The Coming of the Civil War. --
#11. The Civil War. --
#12. Reconstruction. --
#13. America at Its Centennial. --
#14. Industrial Supremacy. --
#15. The New City. --
#16. The West. --
#17. Capital and Labor --
Miners as the quintessential laborers of the period: their working conditions, union organizing, and battles against J. Pierpont Morgan. --
#18. TR and Wilson --
The presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson--the Warrior and the Minister--in the first decades of the 20th century. --
#19. A Vital Progressivism. --
#20. The Twenties. --
#21. FDR and the Depression. --
#22. World War II. --
#23. The Fifties. --
#24. The Sixties. --
#25. Contemporary History. --
#26. The Redemptive Imagination.
Series Title: Biography of America, 17.
Responsibility: producer, WGBH Educational Foundation ; in cooperation with Library of Congress and National Archives and Records Administration.

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Part 17 of the series that explores the human side of American history. The making of money pits laborers against the forces of capital as the 20th century opens. Professor Miller introduces the miner as the quintessential laborer of the period--working under grueling conditions, organizing into unions, and making a stand against the reigning money man of the day, J. Pierpont Morgan.

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