Walter P. Reuther on first things first.

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Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions , Santa Barbara, Calif
United States -- Economic policy -- 1961-1971., United States -- Social policy., United States -- Economic conditions -- 1961-1971., United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-


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SeriesOccasional paper on the free society
LC ClassificationsHC106.6 .R39 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL1640238M
LC Control Number91193374

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Walter P. Reuther on first things first (Occasional paper on the free society)Author: Walter Reuther. Reuther, Walter, Walter P. Reuther on first things first. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Walter Reuther.

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Walter Reuther’s impact on the formativedecades of the s, s and s continues to be felt today. Born the second of five children to German immigrant parents inWalter Reuther grew up in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Early Years: Walter Reuther was born in Wheeling, W.V., on Sept. 1,the son of Valentine Reuther, a German socialist, and his wife, Anna r received an early education in socialism and union politics from his father.

A visit to the prison where Socialist Party leader Eugene V. Debs was being held for his resistance to World War I made an indelible impression on the young.

The struggles of Walter Reuther's life should cause us to give more than cursory attention to the questionable circumstances of his death. Here are some things to consider: First, as president of the largest union in the country, Reuther had the resources for advancing his causes on the national scene as did few others.

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Walter P. Reuther. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was impressed by Reuther’s aircraft proposal, which Walter P. Reuther on first things first. book his Arsenal of Democracy programs. Reuther gained a reputation for creative ideas and Roosevelt frequently consulted with his "young red-headed engineer" on wartime production problems.

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Reuther "No Greater Calling" The Life of Walter Reuther By Thomas Featherstone. Walter Reuther is often remembered as the most accomplished leader in the history of the American labor movement. A man of character, resolve and boundless energy, he sought to level the playing field for American workers.

In the first of a two-part series, Dr. Kristin Szylvian explains the role of the American labor movement, and UAW president Walter Reuther in particular, in lobbying for and shaping fair housing programs and legislation in Detroit.

Coming full circle, Linda Ann Reuther passed away at Zen Hospice of San Francisco on Sept. 20,at the age of She was surrounded by sunflowers, love and she had a smile on her face. She was born Aug. 24,the first child of Walter P. and May Wolf Reuther of Detroit. Walter P. Reuther was an ardent labor leader and the founder of.

Walter Reuther was president of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) from until his death in Under his leadership, the UAW grew to more than million members, becoming one of the largest unions in the United States.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.2/5(1). E.L. Dayton wrote in his book “Walter Reuther, the Autocrat of the Bargaining Table,” that “Someone has called him a young man in a hurry, and there is a sense of urgency about him. He is Author: Bill Loomis.

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The assassination attempt was not the first time Walter Reuther ran afoul of the car companies. OnReuther and several other labor organizers were badly beaten by Ford Motor Company Security men in what history notes as the Battle of the was Ford's security chief Harry Bennett's opening salvo against labor organization inside the Ford empire.

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What detail in the first text is made clearer by details in the second text. We are proud to congratulate our Walter P. Reuther Award Recipients Ella Martin and Nathaniel Derkacz. The award is based on academic excellence, outstanding citizenship in and out of the classroom, demonstrating excellence in co-curricular and extra curricular activities, and demonstrating positive leadership.

Walter Reuther ( - ) was an American labor union leader, who made the United Automobile Workers (the UAW) a major force for liberalism and high wages not only in the auto industry but also in the Democratic Party in the mid 20th century. At first a fellow traveller who worked closely with the Communists in the mid s, he became a leading liberal and supporter of the New Deal coalition.

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Born in Wheeling on September 1,fittingly just one day before Labor Day, Walter P. Reuther (), became one of the most innovative, influential and charismatic labor leaders of the 20 th Century. Walter Reuther’s father, Valentine Reuther, was influential in developing a sense of social justice, leadership and activism in his four sons and daughter from an early age.

Walter Reuther was born on September 1, and died on May 9, Walter Reuther would have been 62 years old at the time of death or years old today. Photo of “United Farm Workers Collection, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University Use this lesson to help students learn about the history of labor movements and their relevance today.

Reuther Library archivist Aimee Ergas discusses the photographs, videos, choreographic notes, and other documents contained within the Wayne State Dance Department Records, as well as other robust collections contained within the Michigan Dance Archive at the Walter P.

Reuther Library, including the personal papers and teaching notes of Harriet. Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University Just before dawn on JDetroit police officers carried out what they thought was a routine raid on an illegal after-hours club.

July 3, Labor History, UAW Addiction, Health and safety, UAW Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University This is the first of a two-part interview with Dr. Jeremy Milloy about his forthcoming book, “Hooked On The Line: Addiction and the North American Workplace, ,” which explores the evolution of alcohol and drug addiction.

Together, their archival collections add to the Reuther Library’s extensive resources documenting 20th century politics and civil rights in Michigan. Jones is the field archivist for the Walter P. Reuther Library, and received a Ph.D. in history from Wayne State University. Related Resources Collection Spotlight: Ramon S.

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A Report on the Auto Workers’ Convention From The New International, Vol. XIII No. 9, Decemberpp. – Transcribed & marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for ETOL. The delegates to the eleventh convention of the United Auto Workers (CIO) in Atlantic City finished the job they had begun eighteen months before .According to labour historian Nelson Licthenstein, when these contracts were first negotiated, UAW president Walter Reuther warned car companies in the s that they were courting trouble by making long-term promises they might not be able to keep, and urged them to .When you think of the modern labor union movement, Walter Reuther first comes to mind.

But dedicatedly working alongside him in the trenches was his wife of 34 years, May (Wolf) Reuther. Throughout it all, May served as Walter’s sounding board and personal adviser.