Labor History Today (11/3): Precarious work in the movies
Click here to check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. Tom Zaniello talks with Sherry Linkon about his next book, an exploration of media accounts of precarious work, ranging from Edward R. Murrow's famous 1960 documentary Harvest of Shame to the storytelling of modern video games.
Kalmanovitz Associate Director Lane Windham on “The Uprising of the 20,000” in 1909.
October was LGBTQ History Month, and for this week’s Cool Things from the Meany Archive, Chloe Danyo digs into the archive’s Pride At Work collection and comes up with a historic pamphlet on organizing for lesbian and gay rights in unions.
Last week's show: (10/27/19): Cannabis organizing; 2007 Writers Guild Strike
A coal mine explosion in Spangler, Pa. kills 79. The mine had been rated gaseous in 1918, but at the insistence of new operators it was rated as non-gaseous even though miners had been burned by gas on at least four occasions - 1922
Labor history courtesy David Prosten. photo courtesy Union Timeline