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Background Videos - 1910s
World War I: The War in Europe
Addresses the root causes of the war and the military alliances that ignited it; the introduction of modern weaponry; America’s decisive involvement, including the participation of women and African-Americans; U.S. economic policies; and public support for the war effort. (29 min.)
World War I: On the Home Front
This program looks at the domestic issues facing the United States during its involvement in World War I, including the changing industrial workforce, the growth of the women’s suffrage movement, African-American migration to the North and the racial tensions that followed, erosion of American civil liberties during the war, Wilson’s idealistic Fourteen Points, and the punitive Treaty of Versailles. (29 min.)
The Preacher and The Slave
The Preacher and the Slave - Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock - MOG
Listen to a recording of The Preacher and the Slave performed by Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock. The recording begins with a mini-interview that discusses the history of the song.
The Preacher And The Slave : Utah Phillips : You Tube
Listen to Utah Phillips perform The Preacher and the Slave.
Songs of the Wobblies : Free download & streaming : Internet Archive
A 1954 album that includes a recording of The Preacher and the Slave (track 9) performed by Joe Glazer and Bill Friedland.
Don't Mourn, Organize : Liner notes
Liner notes for the Smithsonian Folkways album Don't Mourn, Organize: Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill. Provides background information for Harry "Haywire Mac" McClintock's recording of The Preacher and the Slave.
The Preacher and the Slave | PBS
An article about the song written by Ed Ward, part of the web site accompanying the PBS documentary Get Up, Stand Up: The Story of Pop and Protest.
Joe Hill, IWW Songs
Includes the full lyrics for The Preacher and the Slave.
The Wobblies : [DVD] : summit.worldcat.org
This award-winning film airs a provocative look at the forgotten American history of this most radical of unions, screening the unforgettable and still-fiery voices of Wobbly members--lumberjacks, migratory workers, and silk weavers--in their 70s, 80s, and 90s.