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Harlan County War

Harlan County War

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Sunday, June 04, 2000 N/A
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  • Season: 1999-2000
  • Network: Showtime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Woman Against The System, Period Piece, Social Issue

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Plot Synopsis

In 1973 Harlan County, Kentucky, a courageous coal miner's wife overcomes politics, poverty an violence in spearheading a bloody year-long labor strike against the town's unsafe mining company who pay low wages with few benefits. Her husband, a union man and at first supportive, becomes increasingly threatened by her new-found activist role.


Production Company:

  • Millbrook Farm/Cort-Madden Co.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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