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Blood on Steel

SUMMARY Blood on Steel

Dennis frames the Memorial Day Massacre of 1937 where police shot into a peaceful crowd of strikers as a flashpoint in a arger struggle fo This is a solid but rather short history of the Little. On Memorial Day 1937 thousands of steelworkers middle class supporters and working class activists gathered at Sam's Place on the Southeast Side of Chicago to protest Republic Steel’s virulent opposition to #union recognition and collective bargaining By the of the day ten marchers had been mortally wounded and than one #recognition and collective bargaining By the end of day ten marchers had been mortally wounded and than one badly injured victims of a terrifying police riot Sam's Place the headuarters for the steelworkers was transformed into a bloody and FRANTIC TRIAGE UNIT FOR TREATING HEADS triage unit for treating heads open by police batons flesh torn by bullets and imbs mangled badly enough to reuire amputation While no one. ,
Steel Strike of 1937 It works as an to the #and the strike s effects Chicago which culminated in Memorial #the strike s effects in Chicago which culminated in the Memorial Massacre in which 10 striking workers and their family member. Doubts the importance of the Memorial Day Massacre Michael Dennis identifies it as a focal point in the Different Class larger effort to revitalize American euality during the New Deal In Blood on Steel Dennis shows how the incident captured on film by Paramount newsreels validated the claims ofabor activists and catalyzed public opinion in their favor In the aftermath of the massacre Senate hearings The Essential Good Food Guide laid bare patterns of anti union aggression among management ranging from blacklists to harassment and vigilante violence Companies were determined to subvert the right to form a union which Congress had finally recognized in 1935