Charlie King and Candace Cassin “The Bisbee Deportation of 1917: Songs, Words and Images.”

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Presented by Northern Arizona University, College of Arts and Letters at Liberal Arts (Building 18) Room 136, Flagstaff AZ

Nov 09
Charlie King and Candace Cassin “The Bisbee Deportation of 1917: Songs, Words and Images.”

Charlie King is a musical storyteller, labor historian and political satirist. He sings passionately about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people. Candace Cassin is a social service provider, spiritual director and teacher of Buddhist practice.

This year marks the 100-year anniversary of a dramatic and relatively unknown chapter in Arizona labor history.  In the summer of 1917, in Bisbee, Arizona, over 1,200 striking miners were pulled from their beds in the middle of the night, loaded into cattle cars and shipped to the New Mexico desert, left never to return to their jobs, homes or families.

Charlie King & Candace Cassin recreate these dramatic events using historic narrative, original music and over 260 images.  They tell a

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Please promote the event widely among students, faculty, staff and community members! This is going to be a very special event, an opportunity to hear a world-class folk musician and an excellent opportunity to learn about a little-known, yet presciently significant, event in Arizona history.

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Liberal Arts (Building 18) Room 136

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011


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