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We Were There; Pins and Needles; Dust for Blood Labor History Today

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Tanya Hutchins, from the Machinist’s union, is American labor organizer Lucy Parsons in an excerpt from We Were There, which will be performed this Wednesday night, March 24 at 7p EST when the Coalition of Labor Union Women celebrates its 47th anniversary with a free online performance of this play, which features inspiring women leaders from the past through the present. Library of Congress Archive Processing Technician Melissa Capozio Jones explores the story behind Pins and Needles, the only Broadway-hit musical revue ever produced by a labor union with a cast of union members singing about unions. Labor History Today producer Patrick Dixon talks with author Mark Torres about his forthcoming book “Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood.” And, on today’s Labor History in 2: Truman Signs Loyalty Order.
Produced/edited by Chris Garlock. To contribute a labor history item, email laborhistorytoday@gmail.com
Labor History Today is produced by the Metro Washington Council’s Union City Radio and the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University. We're a proud founding member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network, more than 100 shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns. #LaborRadioPod
#LaborRadioPod @ILLaborHistory @CLUWNational @librarycongressEdited/produced by Chris Garlock and Patrick Dixon; social media guru: Harold Phillips

Tanya Hutchins, from the Machinist’s union, is American labor organizer Lucy Parsons in an excerpt from We Were There, which will be performed this Wednesday night, March 24 at 7p EST when the Coalition of Labor Union Women celebrates its 47th anniversary with a free online performance of this play, which features inspiring women leaders from the past through the present. Library of Congress Archive Processing Technician Melissa Capozio Jones explores the story behind Pins and Needles, the only Broadway-hit musical revue ever produced by a labor union with a cast of union members singing about unions. Labor History Today producer Patrick Dixon talks with author Mark Torres about his forthcoming book “Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood.” And, on today’s Labor History in 2: Truman Signs Loyalty Order.
Produced/edited by Chris Garlock. To contribute a labor history item, email laborhistorytoday@gmail.com
Labor History Today is produced by the Metro Washington Council’s Union City Radio and the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University. We're a proud founding member of the Labor Radio Podcast Network, more than 100 shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns. #LaborRadioPod
#LaborRadioPod @ILLaborHistory @CLUWNational @librarycongressEdited/produced by Chris Garlock and Patrick Dixon; social media guru: Harold Phillips

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