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"The Jungle"

Feb 7, 2020

Upton Sinclair (r) protesting conditions of Colorado miners in front of the Standard Oil Building in NYC, 4 May 1914.
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In 1906, Upton Sinclair causes an uproar when he publishes his book "The Jungle," a shocking expose of the conditions in the meat packing industry.