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And when the pipelined bounty of the 1920s’ natural gas boom spread from New Mexico and Texas across the West, homeowners switched en masse to gas for cooking and heating, saying goodbye to stokers, clinkers and coal’s pervasive, greasy film.
Preoccupied with fears of a communist invasion, the John Birch Society came to prominence in the 1960s, following the death of quintessential communist fear stoker Sen. Joseph McCarthy.
In Eugene O’Neill’s 1922 play, one of his more directly political works, Robert (Yank) Smith (the stupendous Bobby Cannavale) is a tough-talking, anti-intellectualizing stoker who shovels coal in the boiler room of a ship heading for New York.
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