Today in Labor History – March 14th

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The film Salt of the Earth, which tells the story of the 1951 strike by members of the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers at the Empire Zinc mine in New Mexico, premiered on this date. Of the 13,000 movie theaters in the U.S. at the time of its release, only 13 showed the film. “This film is a new weapon for Russia”, said HUAC member and U.S. Representative Donald L. Jackson. – 1954

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Today in Labor History – March 14th

  1. History is always a weapon for socialists, that’s why books like “Peoples History of The United Sates” (Howard Zinn) is now being banned. Already banned at Indiana University and Arkansas.

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