John L.Lewis, President UMWA, emphasizes need for miner protection laws, addressing the Congress of Industrial Organizations
United States USA Date:1947, March Duration:4 min 38 sec Sound:Yes
President of the United Mine Workers of America(UMWA) John L. Lewis, addresses the Congress of Industrial Organization. He talks about the accident that occurred in the Centralia coal mines of Illinois. He brings into focus the flaws of the working system. He demands protection measures for the workers and enforcement of safety laws in mines. He replies to questions from the press. Photographs are taken.
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