The Rise and Fall of Timex Dundee

1993 – Scotland’s last full-blooded strike. Thousands of protestors, police and press outside the Timex Camperdown Factory. The furious death throes of an industry that had employed generations of Dundonians – the vast majority women. For most, working for Timex had been a source of pride, good pay and conditions. It would all end in betrayal and bitter disappointment… More here.

You will need to be in the UK to watch this, but it’s a documentary that covers watches, the politics of the time and the lives behind both. Interesting stuff.

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