Tony Mazzocchi

Tony Mazzocchi

Anthony Mazzocchi was an American labor leader. He was a high elected official of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union , serving as vice president from 1977 to 1988, and as secretary-treasurer from 1988 to 1991. He was a mentor to Karen Silkwood, a co-founder of the Labor Party, and credited by President Richard Nixon as being the primary force behind enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. For his efforts, he was called the "Rachel Carson of the American workplace. Wikipedia*

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Tony Mazzocchi has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 Forum. The year with the most videos was 2000 with three videos.

Appearances by Title:c. December 3, 1991 - Present Member, Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers Union Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Unity 2000 Rally

    Unity 2000 Rally

    Participants criticize the two major political parties for being obligated to corporate interests because of campaign…

  • Green Party Convention

    Green Party Convention

    Green Party members and delegates gathered to nominate their presidential candidate, Ralph Nader, a long-time consumer…

  • IMF/ World Bank Protest Rally

    IMF/ World Bank Protest Rally

    After a rally was canceled due to inclement weather, participants spoke to reporters about their opposition to the World Band and…

  • Progressive Policy Priorities

    Progressive Policy Priorities

    The coalition held a three day conference, called "Defending the Family: Strategies for Economic Justice and Hope". In this…

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