Labor History in 2:00

March 14 - Premier of Salt of the Earth

March 13, 2019

On this day in Labor History the year was 1954, marking the opening of the powerful labor film, “Salt of the Earth.” 

“Salt of the Earth” told the story of striking Chicano miner members of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Local 890 against the Empire Zinc mine in New Mexico. 

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