Michele Fazio on “The Crime of the Century: Remembering Sacco and Vanzetti 100 Years Later”; Michael Honey, on “What Happened to Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream of Economic Justice?” Plus Saul Schniderman on Ida Mae Stull, the nation’s first woman coal miner.
Last week’s show: Organizing during historic crises
One of the worst disasters in Virginia mining history occurred at the Red Jacket Coal Corporation mine near Grundy in Buchanan County. All 45 men in the mine at the time died when coal dust ignited, causing blasts that were felt two miles away -1938
- David Prosten