The Wobblies

Format: DVD 2006
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Monroeville Public Library Video DVD 331.88 W
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Incorporating interviews and archival footage, The Wobblies presents the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (or I.W.W.), which in the early 20th century managed to organize various categories of unskilled worker into a single monolithic union and changed the course of labor history by, among other achievements, facilitating the eight-hour work day and fair wages.
Extra features: Filmmaker interview (35 min.)
Paul Buhle interview (15 min.)
Original I.W.W. songs
Photo galley
Filmmaker biographies
About Docurama
Docurama trailer park.

Additional Information
Subjects Industrial Workers of the World -- History.
Labor leaders -- United States -- Interviews.
Labor union members -- United States -- Interviews.
Labor unions -- United States -- History.
Labor movement -- United States -- History.
Documentary films.
Publisher [New York?] :Docurama :2006
Distributed by New Video Group,
Contributors Bird, Stewart.
Shaffer, Deborah.
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981.
Center for Educational Productions.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
Participants/Performers Narrator, Roger Baldwin.
Other Contributors Editors, Deborah Shaffer, Steward Bird.
Language English
Notes Documentary.
Program content: c1979.
System Details DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
Awards New York Film Festival, official selection; Berlin International Film Festival, official selection.
Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0767089669
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