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UE/Wells Film Project elements

UE/Wells is a 15-minute 1975 film by Gordon Quinn, Jerry Blumenthal, and Guillermo Brzostowski. The film follows an organizing drive by the United Electrical Workers Union at the Wells Foundry in Chicago. The multi-ethnic work force of Polish, Arab, Jewish, Hispanic and African American men and women unite together despite the company's efforts to use race as a wedge to