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Unions, Union Busters, and Unionism at the Movies




Strike (Stachka)   (1924)  Metalworks Industry
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How Green Was My Valley (1941)  Coalminers
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On the Waterfront  (1954)  Longshoreman
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The Molly Maguires (1970)  Coalminers
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Bound for Glory  (1976)  Unionism
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F.I.S.T.  (1978)  Trucking Industry
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Blue Collar (1978)  Auto Industry
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Norma Rae  (1979)  Textile Industry
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Silkwood     (1983)  Nuclear Power Industry
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Matewan     (1987)  Coalminers
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Hoffa   (1992)  Teamsters Union
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Cradle Will Rock (2000)  Theater and Steel Industries
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Bread and Roses (2000)  Custodians
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10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)  Railroad Industry
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A Day Without a Mexican  (2004)  Labor Industry
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North Country   (2005)  Steelminers
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Rising from the Rails:  (2006)  Railroad Industry
The Story of the Pullman Porter
Film Overview

Fired!    (2007)  Downsizing
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Unions in the Movies

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