The Last Pullman Car

The Last Pullman Car

DVD - 2012
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Tells the story of the closing of the Pullman-Standard Passenger Car Works in Chicago, the last factory in America to manufacture subway and railroad passenger cars, and the long fight by the United Steel Workers Local 1834 of Chicago to try to prevent that closing. Incidental to that struggle the film surveys the history of industrial unionization in America, particularly the history of the United Steelworkers of America. Also covered are the rise of multi-national conglomerates and the phenomena of corporate take overs and mergers.
Publisher: [Chicago, IL] : Kartemquin Films, c2012.
ISBN: 9781565809321
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (63 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.


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