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Stories with person: Robert Anderson
  • Illinois town honors coal miners killed in 1922 massacre story has photos
    Updated: Jun-20-15 10:29 am

    HERRIN, Illinois - Nearly a century after literally burying its violent past, a southern Illinois community is belatedly coming to terms with one of the nation's deadliest labor conflicts, an episode in which some victims were paraded down city streets and humiliated before hundreds of cheering onlookers before having their throats slit.