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)