Bisbee, Arizona, Reconsiders 'The Great Deportation' Of 1917 | WVIA

Bisbee, Arizona, Reconsiders 'The Great Deportation' Of 1917

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The small Southern Arizona town of Bisbee is known for its artist community and its liberal politics. But long before it was a quirky weekend destination, Bisbee was a mining town. And one century ago, it was the site of a large-scale kidnapping organized by the mining companies of the time.

From Here & Now contributor KJZZ, Stina Sieg (@StinaSieg) takes us there, to see how people feel about the Bisbee Deportation 100 years later.

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