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On Strike: The Winnipeg General Strike, 1919 [1991]

20 Apr

19m; Canada

Director: Joe Macdonald and Clair Johnstone Gilsig

Synopsis: This film provides the background about why the workers in Winnipeg were forced out and strike and the individuals on both sides of the struggle. The attack on the strikers on June 21, 1919 led to death and the defeat of the workers despite their bravery and just cause.

 

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