Scott Martelle

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Remembering Ludlow: A roundup of commemorative events

    A century ago this week, a long-simmering conflict between miners on strike in the southern Colorado coalfields and troops of the Colorado National Guard erupted into the deadliest labor war in American history. A raging gun battle on April 20, 1914, resulted in the destruction of the strikers' Ludl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Back to Ludlow: a massacre revisited

    Catching up on my reading over the weekend, I found that the January 19 New Yorker has a terrific piece by Caleb Crain discussing the emergence of new, revisionist accounts of the Ludlow Massacre. "There Was Blood" delves into the bloody conflicts in the southern Colorado coalfields a century a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 16, 2007