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Northern lights

Author: John HansonRob NilssonRobert BehlingSusan LynchJoe SpanoAll authors
Publisher: Sherman Oaks, CA : R & G Home Video, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dramatization of hard times for farmers of North Dakota in 1915 and 1916 when foreclosures and attempts to control the grain market led to the formation of a grass-roots socialist organization called the Nonpartisan League, which eventually won political victories and helped reform marketing and banking monopolies that were ruining the farmers. Deals with first and second generation Scandinavian immigrants who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Feature films
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Hanson; Rob Nilsson; Robert Behling; Susan Lynch; Joe Spano; New World Pictures (Firm)
OCLC Number: 28529939
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1978 motion picture.
Not rated.
Cast: Robert Behling, Susan Lynch, Joe Spano.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Northern lights (Motion picture : 1978)
Responsibility: New World Pictures ; directed, written and produced by John Hanson & Rob Nilsson.

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Dramatization of hard times for farmers of North Dakota in 1915 and 1916 when foreclosures and attempts to control the grain market led to the formation of a grass-roots socialist organization called the Nonpartisan League, which eventually won political victories and helped reform marketing and banking monopolies that were ruining the farmers. Deals with first and second generation Scandinavian immigrants who migrated to North Dakota to farm and who encountered challenging economic conditions that led to their organization of the Nonpartisan League.

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