Union Busting

March 24, 1981 - Lech Walesa

March 24, 1981 – Squabbles And Solidarity

March 24, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 24, 1981 – the situation in Poland between Solidarity and the government took a tempestuous turn. With recent violence in Bydgoszcz where police attacked local union officials, Solidarity leaders met and argued...

Easybeats In Session (RIP: Stevie Wright – 1947-2015) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Easybeats In Session (RIP: Stevie Wright – 1947-2015) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

The Easybeats – Beat Club 1967 – Radio Bremen/TV – Stevie Wright (1947-2015), lead singer of the Easybeats and solo artist, who passed away today at the age of 68. More sad news before the year ends. The passing of Stevie Wright, who catapulted to fame in the mid-1960s as...

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Crackdown In Poland – December 22, 1981

Poland news – CBS Radio – December 22, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A crackdown in Poland highlighted the news on this December 22nd in 1981. The Solidarity Movement, which was gaining momentum was abruptly halted when General Wojciech Jaruzelski declared martial law and cited a threatened intervention...

Martin Dies – Ferreting Out Subversives – October 27, 1939

Martin Dies – Ferreting Out Subversives – October 27, 1939

– MBS – Martin Dies Address – October 27, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the years following World War 1, there had been the threat of a takeover or violent revolution in America from one extremist group or another. In the days at the end of World...

Assassination Of Sadat – October 6, 1981

Assassination Of Sadat – October 6, 1981

– CBS Radio News – Bulletins, reports, newscasts – October 6, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This day in 1981, the news was filled with reports that Egyptian President Anwar Sadat had been the victim of an assassination. During a military review, Sadat, along with several dignitaries and...

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Henry Wallace Talks About Inflation – It’s Cause, It’s Cure – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Henry Wallace Political Talk – Inflation – Henry Wallace For President Campaign – Sept. 27, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Continuing our revisit of the Henry Wallace 1948 Presidential campaign, here is one of a series of Monday evening talks Wallace gave leading up to election night in...

Taft-Hartley Becomes Law – June 23, 1947

Taft-Hartley Becomes Law – June 23, 1947

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Headline News – June 23, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A lot of Labor news this June 23rd in 1947. Starting with the override of President Truman’s veto of the Taft-Hartley bill, the Senate voted...

‘I Must Decline To Answer Your Question Because The Committee Lacks Jurisdiction’ – The Teamsters Investigation – March 26, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

‘I Must Decline To Answer Your Question Because The Committee Lacks Jurisdiction’ – The Teamsters Investigation – March 26, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Hearing Time – Teamsters Hearings – March 26, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The decade of the 50s will go down, at least in part, as the Decade Of The Congressional Committee Hearing. Seemingly every week...

The Morning After NAFTA – November 18, 1993

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 18, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the newscast so ably put it – a month earlier, everyone on Capitol Hill assumed NAFTA was dead. But on this November 18th...

William Green On The State Of American Labor In 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for audio Player – William Green – Address to 58th Convention of AF of L – October 3, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The state of Labor in America in 1938 was in turmoil to a degree. Strikes at Auto plants and Mines turned...