The Kentucky Cycle - Play Eight, Which Side Are You On, Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Play Eight, Which Side Are You On, Part 2 Summary

The rest of this play consists of one long scene, set in the union hall.

Joshua and Lana wait for the presidents of the local unions to arrive for discussion of the new contract. While they're alone, Lana tells Joshua that her plans for Thanksgiving are changing, but Joshua senses that she wants to talk about something else. Before they can get into that conversation Scotty and Stucky come in and announce that all the local presidents have arrived.

Joshua begins the meeting by talking about the good news in the contract, but the local presidents want to talk about layoffs and safety. Joshua tries to smooth-talk them, but the presidents don't go for it. One of the local presidents tells Scotty that Joshua said he'd take care of safety problems at the...

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