Interviews with the Experts
Learn more about labor at the turn of the 20th Century through the insights from experts featured in the documentary:
Thomas G. Alexander
A professor of history at Brigham Young University, Alexander addresses the social and political climate in Utah at the time of the Hill trial.
Author of several books immigrants in the Western United States, Papanikolas contibuted her knowledge of the immigration experience to the production of Joe Hill.
Focusing on the social influences at work in Utah at the time of Joe Hill's trial, Quinn is the author of many books on the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) and the West.
A professor at Weber State University, Sillito explores the trial of Joe Hill in the context of the early labor movement in the West.
Gibbs M. Smith
A well known figure in publishing circles, Smith wrote a Master's thesis on Joe Hill that eventually grew into the best-selling book.