On Strike: The Winnipeg General Strike, 1919

On Strike: The Winnipeg General Strike, 1919

| 19 min

The dramatic story of the Winnipeg General Strike in 1919 told through the recollections of the men and women who were there. This presentation traces the events leading up to the strike; the issues, the personalities and the divisions among the people of Winnipeg. It culminates with the riot of June 21, 1919 in which death and serious injury resulted.

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  • jansumi

    Disappointed that this film isn't freely available, especially now on the 100th anniversary of the event. Perhaps that could be changed now?

    jansumi, 18 May 2019