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The Uprising of '34

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PBS Premiere: June 25, 1995

Synopsis

How could such a pivotal moment in American history be kept a secret for 60 years? Textile workers recall with pride the long-supressed story of the General Textile Strike of 1934 when 500,000 Southern mill laborers walked off their jobs. George Stoney, Judith Helfand and Susanne Rostock's probing film explores how the strike still impacts labor, power and economics in the South today.

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Film Information

The Uprising of '34

Premiere Date: June 25, 1995

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Trailer: Link

Filmmakers: George Stoney, Judith Helfand, Susanne Rostock Bio

Press: Critical Acclaim | Press Release

Filmmakers

George Stoney
George Stoney
Judith Helfand
Judith Helfand
Susanne Rostock
Susanne Rostock
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