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The Wobblies

Author: Stewart BirdDeborah ShafferRoger N BaldwinCenter for Educational Productions.Docurama (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [New York?] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video Group, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incorporating interviews and archival footage, The Wobblies presents the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (or I.W.W.), which in the early 20th century managed to organize various categories of unskilled worker into a single monolithic union and changed the course of labor history by, among other achievements, facilitating the eight-hour work day and fair wages.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary films
Political films
Filmed interviews
Nonfiction films
Interviews
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Bird; Deborah Shaffer; Roger N Baldwin; Center for Educational Productions.; Docurama (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767089669 9780767089661
OCLC Number: 67719274
Notes: Program content: c1979.
Credits: Editors, Deborah Shaffer, Steward Bird.
Performer(s): Narrator, Roger Baldwin.
Awards: New York Film Festival, official selection; Berlin International Film Festival, official selection
Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital.
Contents: Extra features: Filmmaker interview (35 min.) --
Paul Buhle interview (15 min.) --
Original I.W.W. songs --
Photo galley --
Filmmaker biographies --
About Docurama --
Docurama trailer park.
Responsibility: [presented by] the Center for Educational Productions ; produced and directed by Steward Bird and Deborah Shaffer.
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Incorporating interviews and archival footage, The Wobblies presents the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (or I.W.W.), which in the early 20th century managed to organize various categories of unskilled worker into a single monolithic union and changed the course of labor history by, among other achievements, facilitating the eight-hour work day and fair wages.

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