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    • Union in revolt 4:10

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • 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.
    • Union in revolt 4:06

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Narration by Tim Meyers. Miners for Democracy organizes. Disabled Miners and Widows of Southern West Virginia is led in strike by Robert Payne. He requested better pay and benefits. Arnold Miller supported militant action of these organizations.
    • Reply to John Mitchell

    • Coal miners; Coal miners; Labor unions; Labor unions; Coal miners
    • Contains letters by Eugene V. Debs and John Mitchell published in the Social Democratic Herald concerning the averted strike in 1904 of the United Mine Workers of America.
    • Union in revolt 3:13

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Narration by Tim Meyers. Lou Antall speaks of dissatisfaction among miners, but he thinks Yablonski never had a chance. he speculates why John Lewis appointed Boyle.
    • Union in revolt 4:14

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Narration by Tim Meyers. Arnold Miller enters candidacy. Detractors speak of him. Miller's platform is called Miners' Bill of Rights, and is similar to that of Yablonski's platform. David and John Morris perform The Campaign Song.
    • Union in revolt 3:01

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Introduction by Tim Meyers of the radio program entitled "Miners for Yablonski". The song, Lungs as Black as the Coal, is performed by David Morris and John Morris.
    • Union in revolt 4:07

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Narration by Tim Meyers. First trial of strength for Miners for Democracy (MFD). In a debate, Lou Antall is accused of union subversion. They discuss differences between dissidents and rebels.
    • Union in revolt 4:17

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Narration by Tim Meyers. Miller, Turbavich, and Patrick all win their races. Arnold Miller makes quick reforms. MFD candidates win 8 district presidencies. With union power in honest hands, Miners for Democracy is abandoned, "We're the united...
    • Union in revolt 4:11

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • 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).
    • Union in revolt 3:06

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Narration by Tim Meyers. Entering race, Yablonski announces his platform, trying to root out corruption and provide for disabled miners. Yablonski speaks of acquiring enough nominations to enter.
    • Union in revolt 4:03

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • 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.
    • Union in revolt 3:11

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Narration by Tim Meyers. Yablonski speaks of Boyles campaign tactics. Clara Cody speaks of working for Yablonski's low-fund campaign. Roy Harmon reads his poem about Boyle and Lewis. The Campaign Song is performed by David and John Morris.
    • Union in revolt 3:12

    • Coal mining; Coal miners; Labor unions;
    • Narration by Tim Meyers. Gene Rasmussen reports on election results. Boyle wins the re-election. Pensioneers turn out for Boyle. Arnold Miller speaks of numerical discrepancies in local numbers.

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