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This edition: From Shirtwaist to Wisconsin: Labor Unions and the American Worker. Pt. 1 of 2

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 29, 2011.

Join Doug for the two-part conversation, "From Shirtwaist to Wisconsin: Labor Unions and the American Worker." The recent labor disputes in Wisconsin have been captivating the nation for several weeks. Joining Doug to discuss what has happened in Wisconsin and the ramifications for New York are Arthur Cheliotes, President of Local 1180, Communication Workers of America; Queens College labor historian Professor Joshua Freeman, author of “Working Class New York: Life and Labor Since World War II;” and Ed Ott, Distinguished Lecturer at Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education, CUNY.

Guest List

Arthur Cheliotes President, Local 1180, Communication Workers of America

Prof. Joshua B. Freeman Author, Labor Historian

Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY

Ed Ott Distinguished Lecturer, Joseph S Murphy Institute for Worker Education, CUNY