(4835) Harlan County Coal War, William Burnett, Trial, Kentucky, 1930s

Mrs William Burnett waits at the courthouse to learn the fate of her husband. William Burnett, a striking miner, was shot by Jesse Pace, a sheriff's deputy. Burnett returned fire, and killed Pace. He was later acquitted by a jury.

(4835) Harlan County Coal War, William Burnett, Trial, Kentucky, 1930s
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1930s
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4835