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A liberal journalist on the air and on the waterfront : oral history transcript : labor and political issues, 1932-1990 / 1998.

Author: Sidney Roger; Jessica Mitford; Julie Gordon Shearer; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Russian socialist Jewish family background; Los Angeles boyhood; mother's medical practice; education, UC Berkeley; theater acting; news broadcasting: Office of War Information (World War II), KGO, KPFA and others; UN Conference on International Relations, 1945; VFW race policies; Tenney Committee, 1947; Henry Wallace campaign, 1948; waterfront strikes, 1948, 1971; International Longshoreman's and Warehouseman's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Harry Bridges; Jack Hall; Henry A Wallace; Paul Robeson; W E B Du Bois; John L Lewis; Owen Lattimore; Rosa Parks
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Roger; Jessica Mitford; Julie Gordon Shearer; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
OCLC Number: 40643679
Notes: Forms part of: International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union Oral history series.
Description: Transcript: 2 volumes : illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm audio tapes: 76 audiocassettes
Other Titles: International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union Oral history series.
Responsibility: Sidney Roger ; with an introduction by Jessica Mitford. Interviews conducted by Julie Shearer in 1989 and 1990. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,

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Russian socialist Jewish family background; Los Angeles boyhood; mother's medical practice; education, UC Berkeley; theater acting; news broadcasting: Office of War Information (World War II), KGO, KPFA and others; UN Conference on International Relations, 1945; VFW race policies; Tenney Committee, 1947; Henry Wallace campaign, 1948; waterfront strikes, 1948, 1971; International Longshoreman's and Warehouseman's Union (ILWU): leaders (Harry R. Bridges, Louis Goldblatt, Jack Hall), policies on race and gender discrimination, Japanese-American internees, Vietnam war, overseas delegations; Taft-Hartley affidavit; Harry Bridges trials; House Un-American Activities Committee; longshore workers: race, ethnicity, work culture; M & M Agreement, 1963; Teamsters Union; United Farm Workers; editing ILWU Dispatcher; UROC; Rosenberg case; Salt of the Earth; UC Berkeley: Free Speech Movement, Loyalty Oath, teaching; marriages; travel; American Workers Abroad and Democracy at Sea; memories of leaders in politics, labor, civil liberties, civil rights, and the arts, such as Haakon Chevalier, W.E.B. Du Bois, Eric Hoffer, Dolores Huerta, Owen Lattimore, John L. Lewis, Rosa Parks, Paul Robeson.

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