Harlan County U.S.A.*

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Harlan County U.S.A.*

  • 1976 ----- color ----- 103 min ----- vhs
  • (Directed by Barbara Kopple) Portraying a classic 20th century conflict between labor and management, this Academy Award winning documentary chronicles the efforts of 180 coal mining families to win a United Mine Workers contract in Kentucky. It is a moving portrait of the valor and courage of the families as we see the emotions and the changes which occurred. (Restricted to classroom use only)
  • Topics: (History: American, Labor Relations, Motion Pictures: Documentary)