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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970,
    • International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America -- History,
    • Labor unions -- United States -- Officials and employees -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Barnard.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesLibrary of American biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6509.R4 B3 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 236 p. :
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3494921M
      ISBN 100316081426
      LC Control Number82014894

        A year later, in , Reuther and his brother, Victor, traveled to the Soviet Union to work and to train Russian workers at the Gorky auto factory, equipped by Henry Ford, the UAW's history said. Walter P. Reuther is an icon and an American hero of the working class. For those of us at the UAW, there are almost no words powerful enough to describe what he means to this union and our members. And for me, as the current president of the UAW, I am so humbled and inspired by his vision, his life’s work, his tireless fight for human and civil rights and simply put, the.


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Series Description. Reuther, in turn, was standing on the shoulders of the workers and worker-justice reformers who preceded his rise to dominance as a leader in the United Auto Workers (UAW) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) during their organizing and founding.

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Walter Reuther, Hero of the Working Class - Duration: Interview with Victor Reuther for "The Great Depression The Rise and Fall of a Progressive Vice-President of the USA. As the author notes, Reuther was truly wedded to the United Auto Workers, which he helped birth in Detroit in the s, and which he led from until his death in a plane crash in Reuther was the son of immigrant German workers, and Walter Reuther did not have much of a personal life/5.

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New York: Basic Books. $ WHEN Walter Reuther died in a plane crash inhe had been president of the United Automobile Workers for 24 years. During much of that time, he was arguably the most important and revered labor leader in the world and a symbol of one of postwar America's greatest successes of results for Books: "walter reuther" Walter Reuther: The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit.

Walter Reuther And The Fate Of American Labor. by Nelson Lichtenstein | Nov 2, Walter Reuther and the Rise of the Auto Workers. by John Barnard | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1. Walter Reuther. Walter Reuther was president of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) from until his death in Under his leadership, the UAW grew to more than million members, becoming one of the largest unions in the United States.

John an Vanguard: The United Auto Workers During the Reuther Years, Wayne State University Press. pp. John Reuther and the Rise of the Auto Workers. Walter Reuther, a target of the infamous River Rouge assault by Ford Motor Co. thugs inhad become head of the United Auto Workers’ General Motors department.

 Labor historian Lichtenstein (Univ. of Virginia) offers United Auto Workers president Reuther's life as a microcosm of the rise and fall of American unionism. The son of a socialist, working-class German immigrant who organized brewery workers in Wheeling, W.

Va Author: Nelson Lichtenstein. John Barnard is professor of history emeritus at Oakland University. He is the author of several books, including Walter Reuther and the Rise of the Auto Workers (), and is an associate editor of Children and Youth in America: A Documentary History (–).

This biography of Walter Reuther has excerpts from the book. Walter Reuther and the Rise of the Auto Workers by Barnard, John Call Number: HDR4.B3Author: Dianne White. John Barnard is professor of history emeritus at Oakland University.

He is the author of several books, including Walter Reuther and the Rise of the Auto Workers (), and is an associate editor of Children and Youth in America: A Documentary History (). Books > Nonfiction.

Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or Rating: % positive. Walter Reuther was famously incorruptible, smart, effective, and made it possible for members of the United Auto Workers Union to become middle class.

But he did a lot more than that. The friendship between both Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Walter and May Reuther would last the remainder of their lives. In Walter Reuther asked GM for a 30% raise and the ensuing struggle resulted in a day strike. Reuther challenged GM to open the books to prove it wasn’t possible to grant the 30% raise.

Brothers On The Line explores the extraordinary journey of the Reuther brothers – Walter, Roy, and Victor – union organizers whose unshakeable devotion led an army of workers into an epic.

Basic Books, pages, $ IN THE LAST paragraph of this biography of Walter Reuther, long-time president of the United Auto Workers, Nelson Lichtenstein maintains that if Reuther were alive today, he would oppose the union’s labor-management partnership schemes. Walter Reuther / Anthony Carew.

Format Book Published Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press ; New York: Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, c Reuther, Walter, Labor unions--United States--Officials and employees--Biography. Walter Reuther and the rise of the auto workers.

Walter Reuther grew enough in stature to make amends to an old friend he had ignored for 15 years: Norman Thomas, the socialist, who had aided Reuther and the auto workers in – Presiding over his first United Auto Workers convention inWalter Reuther introduced his father Valentine as ""an old fighter in the ranks of labor who indoctrinated his boys when they were pretty young and told them the most important thing in the world was to fight for the other guy, the brotherhood of man, the golden rule."" He also insisted that they have a trade (he did not), so.

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Reuther was killed in a plane crash. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in See F. Cormier and W. Eaton, Reuther (); J. Gould and L. Hickok, Walter Reuther (); J. Barnard, Walter Reuther and the Rise of the Autoworkers (); N. Lichtenstein, The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit ().

Reuther not only led the auto workers, negotiating contracts that lifted the standard of living not only for UAW members but also American workers in general.

(Reuther era veteran Schrade calls for UAW president’s removal.) “Walter Reuther built the benefit package workers now take for granted, from health care to pensions. InWalter Reuther became the president of the United Auto Workers (UAW) and in became the president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).

As president of the UAW fromWalter Reuther achieved a great deal for his fellow workers. Under Reuther’s leadership, the autoworkers standard of living doubled. Contents Foreword by Kim Moody Preface Part I. Organizing the Auto Industry and the Rise of Walter Reuther, The Toledo Auto-Lite Strike, Older studies are Irving Howe and B.

Download pdf. Widick, The UAW and Walter Reuther (), and the section on Reuther in Paul Franklin Douglass, Six upon the World: Toward an American Culture for an Industrial Age ().

Additional Biography Sources Barnard, John, Walter Reuther and the rise of the auto workers, Boston: Little, Brown, Reuther, Victor George (b. 1 January in Wheeling, West Virginia; d. ebook June in Washington, Ebook, trade union organizer and director of the international affairs department of the United Automobile Workers (UAW).Reuther was born near the steel mills of Wheeling, West was one of four children of Valentine Reuther, a driver for a brewing company who was active in trade union.