A Copper Opera: The Butte Miner's Strike Of 1917
First Aired Monday, January 26, 1998
"A Copper Opera" chronicles the Butte miners' strike of 1917. With the aid of old photos and film clips it tells a tale of murder, politics and intrigue as workers fight for better working conditions. Former Montana congressman Pat Williams a native of Butte, narrates. Produced by Ray Eckness at KUFM-TV.