The Murder of the Mon Valley « R. Shay

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The French Revolution was praised in mass meetings and calls were raised to bring the guillotine to Southwestern Pennsylvania.[1] Finally, the federal government raised a militia larger in number than Washington's army during the revolution to …. In 1986 an abandoned steel plant along the Mon in the city of Monessen was used to film RoboCop, a dystopian movie set in a future Detroit in the midst of an economic collapse, illustrating the case perfectly.

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