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Friday, March 4, 2011

HBO To Air Special About Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

The HBO special, "Triangle: Remembering The Fire" will air on HBO starting, March 21, 2011 at 9pm. The documentary will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the fire where 146, mostly young immigrant women, were killed in the New York City garment district. The tragedy galvanized public opinion and sparked the birth of the modern labor movement which lead the way for safety regulations in the workplace.