Originally Posted by cincinnati chili
So now I know two things about the town of Matewan. 1. They kill union organizers. 2. They run up the score.
Here's a third. I graduated from Matewan High School, and played football with Yogi Kinder.
People who knew him back in the day wouldn't be surprised with any character issues that might come up. Since this is a public forum, I won't go into any details, but he's a scumbag of the highest order.
And the Matewan Massacre, subject of John Sayles' great film "Matewan", was about the mine operators bringing in Baldwin-Felts enforcers to rub out the union organizers. The locals are as pro-union as any place on earth.