There’s a lesson–for today–in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

From Troy Duster:


There is some cosmic serendipity in the fact that, last night, PBS presented the history of
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on the 100th anniversary.

It can be viewed online at

It should be “required viewing” for every American–even those of us who “know the
story”–in the context of the debate about unions now underway.


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