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    Late-20th Century Transformation of Work

    Georgetown University Professor Joseph McCartin taught a class on the post-industrialization transformation of work, starting in the 1960s and continuing through the end of the 20th…

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    Catholics and Immigrant Labor

    Panelists talked about the role of the Catholic Church in educating, organizing, and advocating for immigrant laborers from the 1800s to the 1940s. According to the Census Bureau, between 1850 and 1930, the…

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    Collision Course

    Joseph McCartin, associate history professor at Georgetown University, recounted the call for an illegal strike by the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) in August 1981 and…

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    Labor, the Left and Progressives in the Obama Era

    Georgetown’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, in association with Dissent, The Nation, and The American Prospect, hosted a forum about national politics, progressives…

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    The American Congress: The Building of Democracy

    Julian Zelizer talked about the book he edited, The American Congress: The Building of Democracy, published by Houghton Mifflin. He gathered 40 essays by renowned historians to capture the…

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    Organized Labor

    Professor McCartin talked about the history of the U.S. labor movement, recent disputes over the future of the movement, and the power of organized labor. He responded to audience telephone…

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    The Great Depression

    Mr. McCartin talked about the Great Depression, including causes and effects. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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