1938: Brothers Under the Skin

Brothers Under the Skin<br />

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Made at the time, Dr. Puette (CLEAR Director) was writing the book, The Hilo Massacre: Hawai‘i's Bloody Monday, August 1st, 1938. Like the book, this video documentary is a look at the beginning of the modern labor era in Hawai‘i and the longshoremen and women who organized the Hilo waterfront during the 1930s, featuring Puette's Hilo interviews and actual film of the Hilo Massacre where peaceful demonstrators were gassed, hosed, then shot by police on August 1, 1938. (1986, 30 minutes).