CBS Pittsburgh, “Renowned Actor Commemorates 125th Anniversary Of Battle Of Homestead”

Two weeks later Frick would survive an assassination attempt after being shot in his downtown office by the anarchist Alexander Berkman — sympathy for the workers diminished, the governor sent in the state militia and the union was broken. But rather than dusty, old history, Rylance says the battle was over machines replacing labor — something that resonates today as automation, driverless cars and robots may threaten the livelihood of workers.

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