Join us on November 4th at 7 pm for a showing of Harlan County, USA!
Harlan County, USA is a 1976 American documentary about the “Brookside Strike,” a 1973 strike about the efforts of 180 coal miners and their wives against the Duke Power Company in Harlan County, Kentucky.
Following the showing there will be a discussion led by Dr. Hal Gorby. Dr. Gorby is a professor at WVU with interests in labor, the role of immigrants in industry in the late 19th and early 20th century, and the political economy in West Virginia. He also hosts a podcast titled “Henry: The Life and Times of Wheeling’s Most Notorious Brewer,” produced by Wheeling Heritage Media: https://open.spotify.com/show/3LwrgQ6zwI7bGyW3L8d0cN
Watch the trailer for Harlan County, USA at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfZbQXhVTV8
For additional questions email Claire, one of our AmeriCorps members, at firstname.lastname@example.org.