Bloody Thursday


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This Emmy®-winning documentary tells the story of longshoremen fighting for their rights in the midst of the great depression. Faced with unsafe labor conditions and unfair treatment, they decide to form a union for protection. On July 5, 1934 police killed two longshoremen at a massive dockworker strike in San Francisco, a tragedy known as Bloody Thursday.

Aired: 10/02/16

Rating: NR

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Bloody Thursday is a local public television program presented by PBS SoCal | KCET.