In this scene, Norma Rae’s effort to unionize employees was galvanized by the work-related death of her father, and by the textile mill’s continuing attempts to illegally discourage and intimidate workers. This Academy Award-winning movie brought the need for organized labor to America’s attention when it was released in 1979.
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