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From “Turpentine,” 1936, written by J. A. Smith and Peter Morell, about a rebellious collective of African American workers in the turpentine swamps of Florica. In this scene, a straw boss meets a delegation of turpentine workers who are demanding higher pay and better working conditions

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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