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1934 Teamster strike in Minneapolis remembered on 80th anniversary

(Source: Star Tribune, July 17, 2014)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Two died and about 60 were wounded in the event later dubbed “Bloody Friday,” July 20, 1934. The 80th anniversary of the confrontation — a moment that rallied public support for workers in the middle of the Great Depression — will be remembered with a string of events over the weekend, including a march, a street festival and a Teamsters picnic.

Full story: Star Tribune

Friday, July 18, 2014

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