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Review: 'Pride' champions a moral victory

In the Department of Strange Bedfellows, none were stranger than the middle-aged Welsh coal miners and the young London gay activists of Maggie Thatcher's day. Some 2 million British manufacturing jobs had already been lost under her watch when, in March 1984, the Iron Lady and her Conservative government announced the closing of 20 more coal mines. The predictable massive walkouts and yearlong strike by the National Union of Mineworkers are well known. Unpredictable, and virtually unremembered, was the odd comradeship-in-arms celebrated in "Pride," a highly entertaining account of a highly relevant true story. It begins with the London arrival of closeted Joe (George...

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