Communist demands become so great even the ALP feels the need to oppose them leading to the coal miners' strike of 1949, gaoling of some union members and sending in the army to work the mines.

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Peter Fisk

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Bob Ellis, John Lonie (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »

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Ed Devereaux ... Ben Chifley
Simon Chilvers ... H.V. Evatt
John Bonney ... Robert Menzies
Nick Tate ... Les Hayden
Ray Meagher ... Tom Burke
Gary Files Gary Files ... Fred Daly
Rob Steele Rob Steele ... Clyde Cameron
Ron Blanchard Ron Blanchard ... Arthur Calwell
John Ewart ... Fred Daley
Danny Adcock Danny Adcock ... Lloyd Ross
Bob Baines ... Stan Keon
Graham Rouse Graham Rouse ... Arthur Fadden
Bryan Marshall ... Richard Casey
John Derum John Derum ... B.A.Santamaria
Stuart McCreery Stuart McCreery ... Allan Dalziel
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Communist demands become so great even the ALP feels the need to oppose them leading to the coal miners' strike of 1949, gaoling of some union members and sending in the army to work the mines.

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Drama | History

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19 July 1988 (Australia) See more »

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