"There was a youth-driven social movement rising up against the Gilded Age," much like what the world has witnessed in 2011, assert the documentary's director, Daphne Pinkerson, and producer/genealogist, Michael Hirsch. In this short video, Pinkerson and Hirsch explain how the history they commemorated in this documentary echo lessons remind us of lessons not to be forgotten.
The fire that blazed through a Manhattan garment factory killing 129 young women and 17 men, took place just after the wealthy business owners evaded union workers' demands for better conditions.
Winner of the 2012 duPont-Columbia Award for Triangle: Remembering the Fire.
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