American Miners Leader John L. Lewis holds press conference.
Washington D. C., United States of America (USA).
John L. Lewis, American Miners Leader, calls for shut down of the nation's coal mines in a six day protest in a memory to the miners killed in the Centralia Illinois mine disaster.
MS. The name over the door 'United Mine Workers of America'. LS. Inside the building, John L. Lewis addresses members of the press. Various shots of Mr Lewis speaking - lip movement only. People leaving after the press conference.
Note - date found in the old record - 08/04/1947.