American Experience

A Bloody Labor Battle

Clip: Season 16 | 1m 28s Video has closed captioning.

In June 1892, workers at the Andrew Carnegie-owned steel plant in Homestead, Pennsylvania went on strike. When plant manager Henry Clay Frick hired 300 armed guards to attack strikers, the resulting battle ended in deaths on both sides.

Aired: 04/11/04

Rating: NR

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