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Sinclair

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Sinclair

Sinclair

Sinclair

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In 1904, a Chicago stockyards strike was brutally suppressed by police. Upton Sinclair wrote an article about the strike — and about the horrible conditions inside the stockyards. That article became the basis for his ground-breaking book The Jungle. We hear Sinclair (in a 1959 recording) describe the conditions there.