“..This documentary will help to remind us that our freedoms and working conditions were not won by U.S. soldiers in foreign lands -
- but through the suffering and sweat of our fathers and grand fathers in their struggle against commercial interests.
These are my heroes -
- their sacrifice, courage and fortitude are worthy of our respect and gratitude…”
(ed:..this doco is from the early 70′s and is an early example of the fly-on-the-wall genre..
..and focuses on a miners’ strike in one of the poorest counties in redkneck-america..
..and it is a powerful piece of film-making – that i heartily recommend be watched…
..the sleek/well-groomed lawyer from the mine companies explaining how coal dust dosen’t really cause that much black-death..a clear indication of what these workers/miners were up against..
..and what workers now are still up against..
..and i would recommend current labour party members/mp’s watch this..
..to remind them why they are there..
..and on whose shoulders’ they stand…)
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