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Watch the Hour

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In the 1870s in Pennsylvania's anthracite coal region, mine owners and their employees, particularly the Irish immigrants, are in conflict over working conditions. Private police forces commissioned by the state but paid by the coal companies are sworn to protect property of the mine owners. The miners know their real purpose is to spy upon targeted agitators and intimidate and break up strikers. The Mollie Maguires, a secret society some see as working to improve the lot of the Irish and which others damn as a terrorist ...

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Watch the Hour
2016, Whiskey Creek Press, LLC

ISBN-13: 9781603134767

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