Rice & Roses : Introduction to the History of Hawaiian Labor Part 1 and 2
Rice & Roses presents : Introduction to the History of Hawaiian Labor, parts one and two. Produced by Bob Miller, directed by Monte Hickok, script written by associate producer Max Roffman, and narrated by Augustine Van Horn Diamond. This is part one and two of a three part program that covers the history of labor in Hawaiʻi. The program begins with the first people of Hawaiʻi; overthrow of Hawaiian Kingdom and becoming a territory; including how the plantations and different ethnic workers came to Hawaiʻi; racism in the plantation system; labor laws which led workers to organize for better conditions; unsuccessful and successful labor organizing actions; and ending with World War II. The documentary also covers labor organizing leaders and major strikes.
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