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Thread #101128   Message #2049501
Posted By: concertina ceol
11-May-07 - 05:26 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Coal Not Dole (Kay Sutcliffe)
Subject: RE: info/ADD: who wrote Coal Not Dole?
Well that's one view but not very balanced IMHO. The NUM exec served themselves not the poor miners who were left to starve or break the strike - what choice. People and villages suffered decades later while scargill enjoyed his mansion. Lions led by donkeys.