Ed Driscoll

Work Boot Riot

The mean streets of New York let off a little well-deserved steam on May 8, 1970, Kathy Shaidle writes:

If Martin Scorsese had any sense, he’d have made a movie about the Hard Hat Riots by now. Just think of the conflict, the spectacle, and the irony that the workers were building the World Trade Center.

Never happen. To paraphrase the Professor, it doesn’t fit the Hollywood narrative.