Red Metal: The Copper Country Strike of 1913

Aired: 12/17/2013 | 0:54:41 | Expires: 12/18/2018 | Episode
An epic labor strike that devastated Michigan’s Copper Country in 1913 haunts the American labor movement to this day. This program traces the Copper Country strike from its hopeful start to its heartrending conclusion. Between those endpoints, it explores the intensifying battle between organized labor and corporate power, as well as issues of immigration and technology.