This film documents the coal miners’ strike against the Brookside Mine of the Eastover Mining Company in Harlan County, Kentucky in June, 1973. Eastovers refusal to sign a contract (when the miners joined with the United Mine Workers of America) led to the strike, which lasted more than a year and included violent battles between gun-toting company thugs/scabs and the picketing miners and their supportive women-folk. Director Barbara Kopple puts the strike into perspective by giving us some background on the historical plight of the miners and some history of the UMWA.
File Name : Harlan.County.U.S.A.1976.mkv
File Size : 2087.13 MB
Resolution : 716×476 @ 848×476
Duration : 01:44:34
Video : AVC (AVC), 2 351 Kbps, 23.976 fps
Audio : AC-3 (AC3), 192 Kbps (CBR), 48.0 KHz, 1 channel, 2 streams
Subs: English (embedded)