Bloody Harlan Revisited

Marshall, Eliot
June 1974
New Republic;6/8/74, Vol. 170 Issue 23, p14
Focuses on the history of the conflict of the United Mine Workers of America's (UMWA) coal miners and company-hired guns in Harlan County, Kentucky. Allegations laid down on top UMWA officials under Tony Boyle of District 19 for their part in the murder of Boyle's challenger, Jock Yablonski; Reasons for the strike of workers at the Brookside coal mines; Promise of political candidate Arnold Miller that he would win back the ground lost in east Kentucky; Memories of former miner Hobe Grills bout the incidents in Harlan.


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