Labor History Today (11/17): Remembering Lattimer, GINA and Newsies
Click here to check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. Paul Shackel, author of “Remembering Lattimer,” on one of the largest labor massacres in U.S. history. Lewis Maltby on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, the major workplace protection measure celebrating its’ 10th anniversary. Plus a sneak preview of “Newsies,” now at Arena Stage in DC.
Last week's show: (11/10/19): Debs, Sanders, Socialism and 2020
Seattle printers refuse to print anti-labor ad in newspaper - 1919
31 men died on Lake Michigan with the sinking of the Carl D. Bradley during one of the worst storms in the lake’s history. The 623-foot ship, carrying limestone, broke in two. Four crewmen survived - 1958
Labor history courtesy David Prosten.