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NARRATOR: Unions. Just my luck. Last thing in the world I wanted to get mixed up in, and I was about to get thrown straight into the deep end and told to swim for my life.
(IMAGE: Unions picketing.)
NARRATOR: I didn’t have anything against them, personally, but in the end it was a sucker’s game. When the guys with nothing band together, what do the guys with everything do? They buy the newspapers, the radio, and most of the politicians.
NARRATOR: They usually buy the police as well, but even if they can’t do that they can always bring in the next best thing.
(IMAGE: Pinkerton National Detective Agency badge.)
NARRATOR: Everyone knew that unions were doomed from the start, and everyone was right–except for one case. One union–an organization hated and feared by every factory owner in America–one union not only survived, but prospered. Grew. Flourished.
NARRATOR: They called it the “Great North Union.” And Dewalde was in it up to his ears.