New York’s Irish Patriotic Strike of 1920

In this episode Jim Slaven chats to historian Brian Hanley about the 1920 Longshoremen Strike in New York. Also known as the Irish Patriotic Strike. A fascinating piece of working class and revolutionary history. Jim and Brian discuss the key players and the political and social context.

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