1913 Massacre

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The film follows singer/songwriter Arlo Guthrie to the town of Calumet, a once-thriving mining town on Michigan's Upper Peninsula still haunted by the tragic events that inspired Woody Guthrie's ballad, '1913 Massacre.' 1913 Massacre captures the last living witnesses of the 1913 tragedy and reconstructs Calumet's past from individual memories, family legends and songs, tracing the legacy of the tragedy to the present day, when the town - out of work, out of money, out of luck - still struggles to come to terms with this painful episode from its past.

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