TITLE

A Fighting Faith in Labor

AUTHOR(S)
Lerner, Max
PUB. DATE
January 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;1/13/41, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a fighting faith in labor in the U.S. Belief in kings, aristocrats, farmers, engineers and business men; Claims that trade-unionists have always been in a position to know what enters into production efficiency; Impact of the collapse of the Left on labor's prestige; Relationship between the plan of U.S. Labor leader Walter P. Reuther and the proposal of Philip Murray, president of Congress of Industrial Organizations; Discussion on the technical accuracy of Reuther's 500-planes-a-day production estimate.
ACCESSION #
14703245

 

Related Articles

  • Pittsburgh Prelude.  // New Republic;12/30/46, Vol. 115 Issue 26, p924 

    Comments on developments pertinent to organized labor in the United States. Mood of labor leaders Philip Murray, Albert Fitzgerald and Walter Reuther as they prepared for the Congress of Industrial Organizations' collective-bargaining negotiations with the major American firms; Expected pattern...

  • CIO--"ROLL THE UNION ON" Conn, Harry // New Republic;12/15/52, Vol. 127 Issue 24, p6 

    Focuses on various position holders and members of the Congress of Industrial Organizations in the U.S. Enlistment of six million members during World War II, under the leadership of Philip Murray; Differences in perceptions of Walter Reuther and David MacDonald regarding trade unions;...

  • AFL breaks with the past. Masse, Benjamin L. // America;8/2/1947, Vol. 77 Issue 18, p491 

    The article reports on the various criticism received by Walter Reuther, president of the United Auto Workers (CIO) from the nation's conservatives both in labor and in management by insisting that profits and prices are appropriate subjects together with wages for collective bargaining in the...

  • What Does Walter Reuther Want? Alexander, Jack // Saturday Evening Post;8/14/1948, Vol. 221 Issue 7, p15 

    The article features labor leader Walter P. Reuther. He has survived a number of bodily assaults. He perceives the labor movement as a militant political force. He became the president of the United Automobile Workers (UAW). He is a man who acts as if he had a mission in life. He gained many...

  • Few Party Liners Adorn the Assembly Line.  // Saturday Evening Post;12/13/1947, Vol. 220 Issue 24, p156 

    The article reflects on the leadership of Walter Reuther in the United Automobile Workers union in the U.S. It cites that Reuther has worked to fight for the wages of automobile industry workers and considers slave labor as directed public enterprise. It stresses that the leader should not...

  • Poppa Meany. Abbott, William L. // New Republic;5/4/68, Vol. 158 Issue 18, p16 

    Considers the implication of the conflict between United Auto Workers leader, Walter Reuther, and American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) head George Meany, on the status of labor unions in the United States. Factors hindering the chances of Reuther to...

  • Perhaps This Isn't Fantasy After All.  // Saturday Evening Post;2/9/1946, Vol. 218 Issue 32, p124 

    The article focuses on the idea that Walter Reuther, vice president of the United Automobile Workers of America, argues with a taxi driver about the amount of his fare. Reuther would insist that the price is not fixed with the value of the service. The driver would emphasize that according to...

  • Building The Great Society: NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR LABOR AND FOR MANAGEMENT. Reuther, Walter P. // Vital Speeches of the Day;5/1/66, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p432 

    Presents the text of a speech given by Walter P. Reuther, president of the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, on January 17, 1966, which deals with labor and management in the U.S.

  • Should The Federal Government Guarantee A Minimum Annual Income For All U. S. Citizens? PRO. Reuther, Walter P. // Congressional Digest;Oct67, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p238 

    Presents the speech given by American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization Industrial Union Department president Walter P. Reuther to the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress on February 20, 1967, which deals with the income maintenance program in the U.S.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics