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|Additional Physical Format:||Originally produced:
Sunrise Media LLC, 2010
|Named Person:||Bill D Moyers; Bill D Moyers|
|Material Type:||Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.|
|Notes:||Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"Danger has always surrounded the coal miner?s profession, but in the early years of the Colorado coal fields, it was almost as risky for a worker to stay above ground and face the wrath of the company as it was to toil in the tunnels below. This Bill Moyers program presents the memories of the people who worked those mines, freeing the rocks, metals, and minerals on which much of 20th-century American industry was founded. The depths of their struggles are revealed as they recall the deplorable conditions in which they labored and the events which led to the legendary 1913 United Mine Workers? strike as well as the infamous 1914 Ludlow Massacre. (56 minutes)."
|Description:||1 streaming video (56 min.).|
|Details:||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Contents:||Miner's Story: Film Prelude (2:10) --
Men and Boys in the Coal Mines (3:42) --
Immigrant Mine Workers (4:03) --
Coal Mining: Industrial Feudalism (2:43) --
Coal Mining: Women's Story (2:23) --
Mining: Then and Now (2:36) --
Coal Mines: Importance of Mules (3:04) --
Coal Mines: Working Conditions (3:07) --
Coal Mining Dangers (4:37) --
Miners Organize and Strike (4:51) --
Heroine of the Labor Movement (5:07) --
Miners vs. Militia (4:51) --
Coal Mining Wars: Women and Children (3:27) --
Aftermath of a Massacre (2:21) --
No Company Concessions (4:35) --
Credits: Out of the Depths: The Miners Story (1:25).
|Series Title:||A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers|
- Moyers, Bill D.
- Social institutions -- Economic aspects.
- Labor -- United States -- History.
- Jazz -- History and criticism.
- Industries -- United States -- History.
- Imperialism -- History.
- Immigrants -- United States.
- Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953.
- United States -- History -- 1901-1953.
- United States -- Economic conditions.
- Economic history.
- Politics and government.
- United States.