TITLE

Bloody Harlan Revisited

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Eliot
PUB. DATE
June 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;6/8/74, Vol. 170 Issue 23, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10240863

 

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