Myles Horton (1905-1990) talks about the suspicions of the government with a group of high school students from Paideia school in Atlanta. The group is led by John Sundale. Myles fouded and directed Highlander Folk School with Don West in 1932.
This series of six articles was prepared by the United Mine Workers of America, disclosing the attempt that is being made by the Red forces, under the direct supervision of Moscow, to seize control of the organized labor movement of America and use...
A letter from Watson Bunten to "Dear Sister Sarah". On reverse of letter to "Dear Sister" (purportedly Sirene Bunten), dated Nov. 24, 1862, from Memphis Tenn. Notes that he has not been paid for nearly a year.
Narration by Tim Meyers. Labor department begins hearings on the election. Mike Turbavich, leader of Miners for Democracy, claims investigation is corrupt. Wilma Billie Omashynski speaks of Yablonski as a great man.
Narration by Tim Meyers. Association of Disabled Miners and Widows files suits that miners had been defrauded. Judge decides to remove Boyle from the retirement fund board. This angers Boyle-supporting miners.
Narration by Tim Meyers. Debate over pensioners, turns into an argument. Lou Antall loses election in a suspicious manner. Wildcat strikes arise. Monsenior Rice speaks of the progress made through the years.
Narration by Tim Meyers. Boyle supporters attempt to blacken Yablonski's character at a Boyle campaign rally. They portray him as an enemy of the union, and a traitor. Boyle claims Yablonski is an outsider puppet.
Narration by Tim Meyers. Levi Daniel speaking about a conversation with Jock Yablonski. Lou Antall speaks of Yablonski's character. Donald Rasmussen speaks of Yablonski's honesty. The Campaign Song is performed by David and John Morris.
Narration by Tim Meyers. Arnold Miller and Mr. Turbavich speak at the organizational meeting for Miners for Democracy. Robert Payne stresses the need for unity in the reform movement, and Harry Patrick (MFD's co-chairman).