Is Pegler Right?

Lahey, Edwin A.
September 1943
New Republic;9/20/43, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p388
Focuses on the contributions made by political leader Westbrook Pegler in labor movements in the U.S. Description of Wagner Act by Pegler as an enslaving statute of social security; Work of American Federation Labor in the support of labor movement; Information on state prosecution in New York building service employees' union; Anti-gangster resolution stated by political leader Dave Dubinsky with Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.


Related Articles

  • Correspondence. Webster, David H.; Gould, James; Matthiessen, F. O. // New Republic;1/19/42, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p87 

    Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues of the periodical. Discussions of strategy of Germany behind attack on the Soviet Union last summer; Comments on Westbrook Pegler's article published in the December 1 issue, discussing about labor...

  • THE LABOR RACKETEER.  // America;1/20/1940, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p406 

    The author comments on the criticism done by Westbrook Pegler against the American Federation of Labor (AFL). The inability of the AFL to act when a racketeer takes over a union has been reportedly a source of deep concern among organized labor. The president of the AFL states that under the...

  • Only a Boy. Broun, Heywood // New Republic;8/17/38, Vol. 96 Issue 1237, p45 

    Focuses on the account of the author regarding the functioning of labor unions of newspapers journalists in the U.S. Response of the author to an article by journalist Westbrook Pegler about the ownership of the journal "The Nutmeg," in which Pegler criticized the author's labor policies;...

  • Letters from Readers Support Pegler's Anti-Union Crusade. Glende, Philip M. // Newspaper Research Journal;Winter2013, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p6 

    Columnist Westbrook Pegler, a writer for the Scripps- Howard and Hearst newspapers from the mid-1930s through the 1950s, was the target of complaints from labor leaders for his attacks on labor. This research examines the anti-union themes that emerged in his mail from readers.

  • Westbrook Pegler and the Anti-union Movement. Witwer, David // Journal of American History;Sep2005, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p527 

    This article uses the exposé of Westbrook Pegler, a controversial and popular columnist, of union corruption to offer a new perspective on modern American conservatism and to highlight the role of the news media in shifting the political landscape and shaping the public agenda. It was learned...

  • The Westbrook Pegler Mind. West, George P. // New Republic;10/5/42, Vol. 107 Issue 14, p407 

    Presents information on member of the American Legion, Westbrook Pegler and other reactionaries that declare hostility and contempt against all the colored races and the people of the Soviet Union. Differences between reactionaries and liberals; Professional background of Pegler; Information...

  • The Perfect Squelch. Sheldon, Paul W. // Saturday Evening Post;1/15/1949, Vol. 221 Issue 29, p104 

    The article presents an anecdote about columnist Westbrook Pegler who got angry at an editor because of the small fee paid to him for his article.

  • PEGLER'S McCARTHYSM. Griffin, C.W.; Spingarn, Adena // New Yorker;3/29/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p8 

    Presents a letter to the editor regarding the relationship of the late columnist Westbrook Pegler with U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy.

  • HE AGAINST. Alexander, Jack // Saturday Evening Post;9/14/1940, Vol. 213 Issue 11, p9 

    Profiles newspaper columnist Westbrook Pegler. Types of article that he had written; Career background; Physical characteristics.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics