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    With These Hands

    Nominated for a 1950 Academy Award for documentary feature, this film by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union covers its history from 1910 to 1950. The dramatized story is told using…

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    Early 20th-Century New York City

    David Von Drehle and Daniel Okrent talked about historical events in New York City. Mr. Von Drehle is the author of Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, published by Atlantic Monthly Press.…

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    Senate Budget Hearing on Income Inequality and the Right to Unionize

    The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on income inequality and the decline of union influence. Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about the growing wage gap between the nation’s…

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    Representative Bobby Scott on Reopening Schools and Labor Issues

    Education and Labor Committee Chair Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA) talked about reopening schools and the passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

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    Midnight in Vehicle City

    Edward McClelland recounted the sit-down strike against General Motors in Flint, Michigan, from 1936-37 that led to the growth of the United Auto Workers. This was a virtual event hosted by…

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    The Land is Rich

    This documentary used by the United Farm Workers union chronicles the history of California’s migrant agricultural workers and their protests for higher wages, union recognition, and safer…

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    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    Miriam Pawel talked about her book, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography, in which she chronicles the life and activism of United Farm Workers co-founder and president Cesar Chavez.…

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    Agricultural Labor Since 1930 and Organic Farming

    Tulane University professor Jana Lipman taught a class on agricultural labor in the United States since 1930 and the rise of organic farming. She described the “bracero” program which…

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    Unionizing Women Garment Workers

    In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women’s union in the world. It pushed to improve benefits for women in the clothing industry and inspired union…

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    Shadowbosses

    Mallory Factor talked about the power of government employee unions and impact they have had on policy-making. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Heritage…

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    Representative Norcross on Campaign 2020 Results and Congress

    Representative Donald Norcross (D-NJ) discussed Campaign 2020 results, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the formation of the new Labor Caucus.

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    Christian Science Monitor Labor Day Breakfast with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka delivered remarks and answered reporters' questions at a virtual event hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. At the start, he talked about the progress…

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    Richard Trumka on Unions and Campaign 2020

    AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka talked about issues important to union members in campaign 2020.

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    Rebel Cinderella

    Historian Adam Hochschild recalled the early 20th century Russian emigre Rose Pastor Stokes, who was a founding member of America’s Communist Party and married to New York millionaire James…

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    After Words with Steven Greenhouse

    Steven Greenhouse talked about his book, Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor, on the challenges facing American workers. He was interviewed by…

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    Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talked about the impact of the conronavirus pandemic on American workers what he expects in the future. Topics included the U.S. economy, labor’s…

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    Teamsters Labor Forum in Iowa

    Six 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a forum on labor issues hosted by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Taking questions from the…

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    Teamsters Hosts Labor Forum in Iowa, Introductory Remarks

    Six 2020 Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a forum on labor issues hosted by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This portion of the event…

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    Ian Kullgren on UAW Strike and Future of Unions

    Politico Pro employment and immigration reporter Ian Kullgren discussed the tentative end to the United Automobile Workers (UAW)-General Motors strike and what it means for the future of…

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    Lansing's Automotive Industry

    General Motors (GM) has two automobile manufacturing plants in Lansing. Members of United Auto Workers (UAW) at both plants went on strike in September 2019 when contract negotiations broke down between the…

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