Historian Matthew Dallek looks at the history behind the Office of Civilian Defense, the country's first agency for homeland security, and the competing visions of those tasked with spearheading the department: New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Guest Host: Susan Page
On the eve of the Labor Day holiday weekend, we go "on the job" with union members from different fields and backgrounds. We’ll get an inside look at today’s labor movement, and at how it has changed over the last few decades.
- Ed Sabol Communications Workers of America (CWA)
- Wendy Field Jacobs United Auto Workers Union (UAW)
- Roxie Herbekian Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union (HERE)
- Mike Leonard United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW)
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