At the beginning of the 20th century, coal was the engine of American industrial progress. Nearly three quarters of a million men across the country spent ten or twelve hours a day underground in coal mines. The Mine Wars brings to life the struggle that turned the coalfields of southern West Virginia into a blood-soaked war zone where basic constitutional rights and freedoms were violently contested.

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Studio
The Film Posse, Inc.
Genre
Documentary
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© 2016 WGBH Educational Foundation. All rights reserved.

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English (Stereo)

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CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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