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Power of the Unemployed - Welbourn, Kathryn, and Brookes, Christopher
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The Great Depression of the 1930s was a time of desperation for millions of people in North America. In Newfoundland, where a democratic government was replaced by a British-controlled commission, the thousands of people living on the dole had no where to turn. As the situation worsened, a voice arose amongst the poor. Pierce Power, a firebrand leader of unemployed workers in St. John s, led a challenge against Newfoundland s business and political elite. In this play, Power of the Unemployed, the story of a poor underclass ...

Power of the Unemployed 2013, Boulder Publications

ISBN-13: 9780980914474

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