Industrial Workers of the World
[From the Open Publishing Newswire]
The Silent Room: A Workers' Musical is a play about the working class struggle against oppressive bosses, greedy CEOs, and workplace injustice, all set to music. It is part of this year's Fringe Festival, and the closing show is today at 2:30pm at the Gremlin Theatre in St. Paul.
Joe Hill — labor organizer, musician, song writer, revolutionary — was executed in 1915 by the state of Utah for a crime that many believe he did not commit. Now there's proof.
July 5, 2011
Review, The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon, by William M. Adler
Review by Richard Myers