Gurley Flynn
(Based on the true story.)

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The epic, untold story of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn’s successful campaign against the American Wool Trust during the Bread and Roses strike of 1912. At a time when unions were all dominated by male leadership, Flynn filled the vacuum created when authorities arrested the union leaders in charge. Working with immigrant women workers anxious to jump into the fray, Flynn executed many creative new tactics, eventually backing CEO William Madison Wood and his minions onto their haunches. The strike was followed in the press worldwide and instigated hearings in Congress that sparked numerous changes in labor law that we take for granted today.

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