Organizing America : the history of trade unions /

Broadly tracing American labor history, this program incorporates interviews, personal accounts, and archival footage to provide a fresh perspective on the history of labor issues including health and safety conditions, the minimum wage, discrimation, job security and strikes. It presents the strugg...

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Corporate Authors: Cambridge Research Group, Ltd.
Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Other Authors: Boyd, Kyle.
Pointon, Susan.

Martin, Michael.

Powell, Joseph W.

Trotter, Joe William, 1945-

Hardesty, Rex.

Sullivan, Ken.

Greenwald, Maurine Weiner, 1944-

McAteer, J. Davitt.

Glazer, Joe.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:Charleston, WV : Cambridge Educational, c2003.
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Summary:Broadly tracing American labor history, this program incorporates interviews, personal accounts, and archival footage to provide a fresh perspective on the history of labor issues including health and safety conditions, the minimum wage, discrimation, job security and strikes. It presents the struggle of American labor against the backdrop of major events that shaped American society as a whole: world wars, the industrial revolution, immigration, unemployment, class conflict, child labor, women in the workplace, civil rights and the emergence of high technology.
General Notes:Originally released in 1994.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (38 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Editor, Kyle Boyd ; camera, Greg Harpold, Kyle Boyd.
Performer:Commentary: Joseph W. Powell (AFL-CIO), Joe W. Trotter, Rex Hardesty (AFL-CIO), Ken Sullivan, Maurine Greenwald, Joe Glazer (labor songwriter), J. Davitt Mcateer.
Narrator: Michael Martin.
System Details:DVD; full screen presentation.
Production Credits:Editor, Kyle Boyd ; camera, Greg Harpold, Kyle Boyd.