Harlan County, U.S.A. (1976) - Dark As A Dungeon
Kentuckian Merle Travis' song Dark As A Dungeon used as he probably never expected, in a recording by David Morris, in the arresting opening from Barbara Kopple's landmark documentary Harlan County U.S.A., 1976.
Harlan County U.S.A (1976) - Is Your Job Real Dangerous?
One of the more remarked-upon segments, director Barbara Kopple's crew has followed coal miners on strike against Duke Power Co., to a 1973 protest on Wall Street in Manhattan, where activist Jerry Johnson gets into a colorful conversation with an unidentified New York cop, in Harlan County U.S.A, 1976.
Harlan County U.S.A (1976) - That Was My First Lesson
An interview with a union activist identified in the credits as Bob Davis, a veteran of the famous Bloody Harlan coal miner uprisings of the 1930s, with archive photos and film from director Barbara Kopple, in her documentary on the 1973 Brookside Strike against Duke Power Co., Harlan County U.S.A, 1976.
Harlan County U.S.A (1976) - They Can't Shoot The Union Out Of Me
One of many sequences featuring wives of workers from the Duke Power Companys Brookside Mine, (noted activist Lois Scott in the blue outfit), plus strikers and frustrated union organizers, director Barbara Kopple using Florence Reeces famous song from the 1930s Harlan County uprisings, in Harlan County U.S.A, 1976.
Alec Baldwin Intro -- Harlan County, U.S.A. (1976)
Guest host Alec Baldwin introduces Harlan County, U.S.A., 1976.
Harlan County, U.S.A. (1976) - Known Communists
Organizers stirring up support for a rally, an old clip from United Mine Workers boss John L. Lewis, a new one from Duke Power's Carl Horn, and varying views, from Barbara Kopple's Academy Award-winning Harlan County U.S.A., 1976.