2012-04-02 / Front Page
Keeney brings ‘Redneck legacy’ to Bowdoin
Labor movement historian to speak Thursday at college
BRUNSWICK — The “Redneck legacy” that West Virginia professor C. Belmont “Chuck” Keeney studies deals with workers rights, civil rights and a labor movement story he said is rarely taught in American history courses. He’s willing to bet that’s not what the phrase “Redneck” brings to mind for most people.