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Sept. 1, 1887: A Massacre Of Chinese Miners


In 1887, an Oregon jury acquitted three men in the mass murder of Chinese miners on Hells Canyon. Despite a confession, no one was ever held accountable.

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Reporter: Kami Horton

Editor: John Rosman

Music: Audio Network

Media: William Ward, Oregon State University, Library Archives, New York Public Library Library of Congress, Videoblocks

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Massacre At Hells Canyon