President of UMWA, John L. Lewis speaks about sufferings of mine workers at the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
United States USA Date:1947, March Duration:4 min 6 sec Sound:Yes
President of the United Mine Workers of America(UMWA) John L. Lewis, addresses the Congress of Industrial Organizations. He describes the aftermath of various mining accidents including Centralia Illinois. He discusses the suffering of the mineworkers who face such accidents. He also talks about the physical injuries to the workers. Members of the Congress including Mr. Phil Murray, the vice-president listen to the words of Mr. Lewis.
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