hunger march


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a march of protest or demonstration by the unemployed

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Among the first of these was the 12,000-strong Hunger March in Edmonton on December 20, 1932, which the Royal Canadian Mounted Police suppressed with sadistic abandon.
NEW DEPRESSION: Could we see a return to hunger march era?
In 1986, he wrote a show called Heads Held High to be performed on the route of the 50th anniversary of the Jarrow to London hunger march.
Two years before Mr Cable treated those boys and girls to their buns, Wales witnessed what we called The Great Welsh Hunger March.
The 200 Jarrow lads were on a hunger march, their families struggling for existence in a town suffering 80 per cent unemployment.
In a small town in the Midwest he had seen a hunger march to the City Hall on a bitterly cold day.
I know what Gramps meant because this year we celebrate, if that's the word, the 100th anniversary of the Great Welsh Hunger March, the first of many.
Adolf Hitler had come to power in Germany, and in Britain the Jarrow hunger march was only four short years away.
And Mr Davis came in for more ridicule after the nephew of a Jarrow protester cast doubts on his claim his grandfather Walter Harrison led part of the 1936 hunger march from his home town York to Aldermarston.
Paul says: "The Jarrow March was labelled a hunger march but it wasn't.