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Fire in the Hole - Hour 2

  • Aired: 12/15/2015
  • 56:53
  • Rating: NR
At one time in the dark reaches of American mining history, determined forces were locked in battle for the very soul of the nation. It was a time when the fuse was lit, the blast was imminent, and the warning cry was offered: "fire in the hole."
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Fire in the Hole - Hour 2
Fire in the Hole - Hour 2
An examination of the mining labor conflicts that shaped the West during the early 1900s.
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