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Win Stracke, Bill Adelman, and Bill Neebe discuss May Day and the Haymarket Square Riot

BROADCAST: Apr. 29, 1976 | DURATION: 00:51:49


Win Stracke, Bill Adelman, and Bill Neebe discusses the Haymarket Riot and the following trials and hangings which changed the labor movement around the world. The group discusses the American labor movement and police brutality that led to the protest and the eventual accusal of eight men. They also explore the roles George Pullman, Marshall Field, and the police force played and how they used the protest to weed out union leaders they did not like. The group briefly discusses the future of the labor movement.