Pierce Power was a charismatic man who
stood up to Newfoundland's Commission
government and fought for the rights of
the poor and unemployed in the 1930s. To
some, he was a hero; others called him a
fraud. Producer Chris Brooks brings us
the chronicles of Powers little-known
|The Power of the Unemployed|
The Power of the Unemployed was produced by Chris Brookes for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
The Brock University Labor Studies Program Home Page (Ontario, Canada)
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