Today's Labor History
This week’s Labor History Today podcast: Christopher Martin, author of No Longer Newsworthy: How the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class. Plus Florence Reece and Rebel Diaz ask “Which Side Are You On?” and this week’s Labor History in 2.
Last week’s show: Confederate monuments and the Knights of Labor
Uriah Smith Stephens born in Cape May, NJ. A tailor by trade, in 1869 he led nine Philadelphia garment workers to found the Knights of Labor - 1821
15,000 air traffic controllers strike. President Reagan threatens to fire any who do not return to work within 48 hours, saying they "have forfeited their jobs" if they do not. Most stay out, and are fired August 5 - 1981
- David Prosten
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