Stories of Appalachia Strike!,The Great Depression The Harlan County Coal War (Podcast Episode)

The Harlan County Coal War (Podcast Episode)

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During the Great Depression of the 1930s coal miners in Harlan County, Kentucky, struck against the coal operators for better pay and better working conditions. These strikes often turned violent and gun battles were common.

Today we tell the story of the Harlan County coal war of the 1930s.

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