CDB 14 – Salt of the Earth

I’m studying for my History class and don’t understand how to answer this. Can you help me study?

For the chapter 12 reading, please focus on pages 283 – 285 for the purpose of this class discussion board.

What triggered the “Salt of the Earth” strike and how was this strike dealt with?
How long did the strike last and how many folks were involved?
Where did this strike take place and what was the outcome?
Why is this considered a historical strike and why was the 1954 film, Salt of the Earth, banned in the US?

For those interested in watching the 1954 movie, here is the link:

In your replies to your classmates, be sure to discuss and compare your assessment of the Cold War and INS to theirs.