Walter Reuther

June 21, 1955 - The UN Charter, Ten Years On.
June 21, 1955 - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter. North Korean pilots defect to South Korea. Big Four Conference in Geneva scheduled for July greeted with enthusiastic anticipation. Winston Churchill welcomes softening of Cold War issues, but is still wary. CIO leader Walter Reuther rejects Auto industry plan for uniform negotiations. Eisenhower extends reciprocal trade agreements. Read more...
March 28, 1958 - "No Matter Who Is Running The Country".
March 28, 1958. Khruschev shuffles government. House Appropriations votes to give Ike authority to spend 1959 budget in 1958. Walter Reuther testifies before Senate Rackets Committee. Senate appropriates funds for Civil Rights Commission. U.S. Military aid to Yugoslavia ends on this day. VW workers in Germany stage one hour strike over calls to arm German Military with nuclear weapons. Read more...
The Health Care Debate - February 23, 1961
("Um . . I know this is a bad time but . . . .you're not covered.") Note: This is a re-post from June. The endless debate on Health Care. Every ti Read more...