Mossback's Northwest

The Centralia Tragedy Left a Legacy Still Debated

03/24/2020 | 5m 44s Video has closed captioning.

In 1919, during an Armistice Day parade, a gun battle between Wobblies (IWW) and the American Legion left five men dead, and scars in the Northwest psyche. It was a violent clash between two ideologies -- the anti Bolshevik American Legion and the radical socialists known as the Industrial Workers of the World.

Aired: 03/24/20

Rating: NR

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Mossback's Northwest is a local public television program presented by KCTS 9.