Future of the American Labor Movement

Richard Trumka talked about his vision for the future of the trade union movement and the challenges and choices facing organized labor… read more

Richard Trumka talked about his vision for the future of the trade union movement and the challenges and choices facing organized labor today. Among the topics he addressed were rising health care and college tuition costs, responding to the needs of and drawing younger workers into the labor movement, and the contributions of Senator Edward Kennedy to the labor movement. Following his remarks Mr. Trumka responded to questions from audience members. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Future of the American Labor Movement

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Program ID:
288613-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 31, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 7, 2009

Airing Details

  • Aug 31, 2009 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2009 | 7:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2009 | 11:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2009 | 5:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 01, 2009 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2009 | 7:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 07, 2009 | 12:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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