Why You Have To See Sally Field In 'Norma Rae'

She rocked the labor movement before being “union” was cool. Watch:

What was she so mad about? When Norma Rae’s effort to unionize employees was galvanized by the work-related death of her father, the textile mill tried to illegally discourage and intimidate the workers. Sally won an Oscar for this and, more importantly, brought the attention of America to the need for organized labor.

Found on dfoner21’s YouTube Channel. Originally submitted by Brandon W.

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