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Independent Lens | BUTTE AMERICA | Film Clip #3 | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/butte-america "Every night I prayed that I'd get killed instead of gettin' crippled."You see the world differently when you work underground. That made Butte, Montana different right from the start as immigrants came from around the world to work the mines. But what they blasted out of the 10,000 miles of tunnels was more than just copper. It was the rise of unions and multinational corporations, and the seeds of the current debate over the environment.BUTTE, AMERICA premieres Tuesday, October 20 on Independent Lens, a weekly series airing on PBS. Hosted by Maggie Gyllenhaal, the acclaimed series showcases powerful and innovative independent films. Presented by ITVS, Independent Lens is broadcast on PBS stations nationwide.Visit the Web site for more:http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/butte-america
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