Ninety-five years ago this Thursday, 25,000 Winnipeg workers walked off their jobs demanding better wages and union recognition.
Opponents cried out, "Better dead than Red."
Was there really a danger of Soviet infiltration in the Manitoba capital?
Michael Dupuis knows. The author of the just-published Winnipeg's General Strike - Reports from the Front Lines will drop by the Winnipeg Free Press News Café at 11 a.m. Wednesday to discuss one of the biggest events in the city's history.
The event will be livestreamed here.