This week's guest: Elizabeth Wilkins, Chief of Staff, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, discusses the upcoming DC City Council vote on the wage theft issue.
FROM THE CAP FILES: The Case of the Necessary Leave
with Lolita Martin.
Labor Song: Merle Travis - Sixteen Tons (original version) from 1947
In 1983 on this date, American country and western singer, songwriter, and guitarist Merle Travis died. His song's lyrics often discussed both the lives and the economic exploitation of American coal miners, including classics like "Sixteen Tons" and "Dark as a Dungeon."
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