Goldblatt and McElrath #3 7/6/99

This video contains multiple takes recorded on July 6, 1999 for dramatized scenes included in The Great Hawaiʻi Dock Strike. Starring Craig Howes as Bob McElrath and Gene Shofner as Louis Goldblatt. The scenes take place on McElrath's radio show and include dialogues about how government and bosses use red-baiting to undermine the labor movement; the formation of the House Un-American Committee and the Taft-Hartley Act; dealing with scabs and union solidarity; how Honolulu's longshoremen went on strike at 12:01 AM on May 1, 1949 and how the Dock Seizure Act was signed into law.

Languages: English


  • Documentary

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