American Dream: Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour wage cut. They strike and hire a New York consultant to manage a national media campaign against Hormel. Despite support from P-9's rank and file, FCWU's international disagrees with the strategy. In addition to union-company tension, there's union-union in-fighting. Hormel holds firm; scabs, replacement workers, brothers on opposite sides, a union coup d'état, and a new contract materialize. The film asks, was it worth it, or was the strike a long-term disaster for organized labor?
|Ratings:||IMDB: 7.9/10 Metascore: N/A RT: 100%|
|Released:||October 06, 1990|
|Actors:||Jesse Jackson Mike Kinney|
American Dream Links
Similar to American Dream
American Dream Tags
American Dream Comments
American Dream Reviews
Support the Site
Site Updates and News
Did you know you can use Primewire.org and Primewire.is to access this site? Well, now you do.
Check out the personalized TV Schedule.
Defy55 : Yep...Preacher man he called out the Jezebel in Ernestine...he will cause issues ...
sgo_leary : Love it or hate it. No real in-between. The later for me. A lot of big names and ...
gretaroxx : alejandro gon-whatshisname is over rated. his movies are okay but don't seem to ...
mathrafal : My word. An amazing film that is so Jean-Paul Satre that the uncomfortable feeli ...