Even the Heavens Weep: The West Virginia Mine Wars

A look at attempts by West Virginia coal miners to unionize in the early 20th century, which culminated in an armed march on Blair Mountain. Included: the growth of the state's coal industry; events leading up to the insurrection; historical re-creations and archival film footage.

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A look at attempts by West Virginia coal miners to unionize in the early 20th century, which culminated in an armed march on Blair Mountain. Included: the growth of the state's coal industry; events leading up to the insurrection; historical re-creations and archival film footage.

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