Salt of the Earth – 60th

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GMCR Special Coverage

Salt of the Earth – 60th Anniversary / Rachel Valencia

Welcome to GMCR's coverage of the 60th Anniversary of the release of Salt of the Earth and the actual events that are depicted in this landmark film. We are proud to present an interview with Rachel Valencia who, as a teenager, held the line against mining company intimidation, a corrupt legal system and ultimately government violence in the form of Grant County Sheriffs¬† who literally assaulted her with their cars […]

today9 March 2014

GMCR Special Coverage

Salt of the Earth – 60th Anniversary / Dr Luis Quinones

Yes, it is upon us... The 60th Anniversary of the release of the landmark film, Salt of the Earth which tells the story of the Empire Mine Strike. It is difficult to separate the gravity and significance of the film itself from the actual events upon which it is based as the both events and their cinematic portrayal have unique and shared historical significance.¬† And that both of these extraordinary […]

today9 March 2014

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