Harlan County, USA

Harlan County, USA

DVD - 2006
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Documents the 1973 Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2006
ISBN: 9780780030169
Branch Call Number: DVD 331.892822 HAR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. and b&w. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (20 p.)
Alternative Title: Harlan County, U.S.A


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Jul 02, 2013

This is an excellent documentary about the coal miners' strike in East Kentucy that still resonates 25 years later. Unfortunately, since then we have seen such a decline in the unionized work force.

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