KCTS 9 Specials

History Making: General Strike

Clip: Season 1 | 9m 2s Video has closed captioning.

In 1919, workers in Seattle staged the first general strike in the United States. Sixty thousand union men and women walked off their jobs in shipyards, bakeries, restaurants, and lumber mills.

Aired: 12/28/12

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning