American Experience

The Triangle Shirtwaist Strike

Clip | 1m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

In October, 1909, Max Blanck and Isaac Harris, owners of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, fought back against striking workers. Their tactics were often brutal.

Aired: 02/28/11

Rating: NR

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