Season 8, Episode 5 Uprising of 34
First Aired: June 25, 1995
Recalling "The Uprising of '34," a strike by Southern textile-mill workers that sent an estimated 400,000 to the picket lines. Events preceding the strike are described by participants. Included: archival footage of strikers; how "company towns" controlled mill employees.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
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