Radio programme on Arthur Miller, female strikers and their songs, NC 1941

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Radio programme on Arthur Miller, female strikers and their songs, NC 1941

Interesting half-hour programme on an episode in the early life of playwright Arthur Miller; in 1941 he was hired by the US Library of Congress to collect recordings of regional accents and music in North Carolina. He then got diverted when he stumbled on a a strike in Wilmington by female shirtmakers who he recorded singing their picket line songs. Programme available to listen for the next month;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00x7fd3