TITLE

Can Arnold Miller Run the Mine Workers?

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Eliot
PUB. DATE
October 1975
SOURCE
New Republic;10/11/75, Vol. 173 Issue 15, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the election and performance of Arnold Miller, president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA). Information on the election campaign of Miller against W.A. Boyle, former president of the Union; Information on the staff members of the Union who have left the Union; Effect of the exodus on the Union; Discussion of the problems faced by Miller; Assessment of the handling of a strike of workers in coalfields of West Virginia by Miller; View of Joseph Rauh, a Washington, DC labor lawyer on Miller's campaign; Description of the conditions of the mine workers; View that Miller is not temperamentally fit to deal with the continuing political intrigue that goes on in a big union like the UMWA.
ACCESSION #
10305856

 

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