Throwback Thursday: J.P. Morgan v. 150,000 Coal Miners

By Michael Messina

At the turn of the 20th century the gap between big business and the working class was monumental. J.P. Morgan was one of the richest, most powerful men in the country, and when 150,000 of his coal miners said they had enough, he wouldn’t budge. Would the solidarity of the workers win the day? See how it plays out in the History Channel video below.

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