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Author: Alexandra Lescaze; Robert Richter; Firebrand Productions,; Mighty Fine Films,; California Newsreel (Firm),
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On June 23, 1999, after a quarter century of struggle, textile workers in Kannapolis, North Carolina won the single largest industrial union victory in the history of the South, a region long known as a bastion of anti-union sentiment. This film traces the story of that epic and often bitter struggle, and examines the efforts of workers to cope with a rapidly changing social and economic climate. Told primarily  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Lescaze; Robert Richter; Firebrand Productions,; Mighty Fine Films,; California Newsreel (Firm),
OCLC Number: 57348244
Notes: Videodisc release of a 2003 motion picture.
Facilitator's guide available online.
Credits: Director of photography, Alan Jacobsen ; editor, John Mullen.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Stories from an American mill
Responsibility: California Newsreel presents a FireBrand Productions picture ; a film by Alexandra Lescaze ; produced and directed by Alexandra Lescaze ; co-producer, Robert Richter ; Mighty Fine Films.
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On June 23, 1999, after a quarter century of struggle, textile workers in Kannapolis, North Carolina won the single largest industrial union victory in the history of the South, a region long known as a bastion of anti-union sentiment. This film traces the story of that epic and often bitter struggle, and examines the efforts of workers to cope with a rapidly changing social and economic climate. Told primarily through the voices of those active in the numerous attempts to organize the union, the film offers an intimate and compelling portrait of American workers as they face the myriad challenges of the post-industrial age.

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