TITLE

Lane Kirkland's Crisis of Leadership

AUTHOR(S)
Beichman, Arnold
PUB. DATE
April 1981
SOURCE
National Review;4/3/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p348
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the crisis of leadership being faced by American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations leader Lane Kirkland in 1981. It criticizes his support for the presidential bid of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter in 1980. It presents a background of the voting behavior of members of labor unions during presidential elections in Great Britain and the U.S. It also contends that the notion of working class vote is already obsolete as demonstrated by John L. Lewis in his radio address.
ACCESSION #
6068919

 

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