Let Them Eat Gold
A Violent Uprising in the Great Depression
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||iUniverse, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
It is July of 1932, and farmers throughout the United States are desperate. Prices are plummeting and a drought is wreaking havoc, causing the Midwest to tumble into a dark hole of misery with seemingly no way out. In the midst of this disaster, Des Moines organizer Al Rieman arrives in Port City, Iowa, to initiate a radical organization of farmers. He decides to go undercover to search for thrashing work in hopes of convincing farmers to join together, unionize, and strike. With...