Bull Durham and Factory Man

Sep 6, 2014

Bull Durham: From Film To Broadway-Bound Musical:
Released in 1988, Ron Shelton wrote and directed what many film organizations call one of the greatest sports movies, Bull Durham. He could have chosen any region of the country to tell his baseball story, but Shelton set the scene in the South. The reason, Shelton says, is because of his Southern roots.

A Conversation With Beth Macy, Author Of Factory Man:
In the mid-80s, John Bassett III fought the trend of U.S. manufacturers deciding to send their manufacturing overseas to take advantage of the cheap labor. John Bassett’s story was at the center of the book Factory Man by Beth Macy. It’s a compelling look at how globalization decimated the U.S. furniture industry