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Joe Hill.

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): Social Studies
Length: 01:26:40
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Joe Hill tells the story of an immigrant worker-turned-union organizer caught in a power struggle with big business and politics. Though much of the story takes place in Utah, the events surrounding the trial and execution of Joe Hill resonated worldwide. President Woodrow Wilson, Helen Keller, the Swedish Minister, national labor organizers, and others tried to stop his execution.

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