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Now in its 3rd edition and 26th printing...

Labor's
Untold Story

by Richard O. Boyer
and Herbert M. Morais

The adventure story of the battles, betrayals and victories of American working men and women. One of the very best histories of the U.S. labor movement, now in it's third edition (26th printing)! Used by many local unions and educators to give their members and students an introduction to U.S. labor movement's history of struggle.


$15.00 (+6 S&H) to the public
$9.00 for UE members
(members' price includes shipping and handling)
QUANTITY PRICING IS AVAILABLE
Also Available in Spanish
- To order: call 412-471-8919

  

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The Story Behind
Labor's Untold Story

UE's involvement with Labor's Untold Story came right out of the union's struggles.

Written by historian Herbert J. Morais and feature writer Richard O. Boyer, Labor's Untold Story was originally published in 1955 by Cameron Associates. In the midst of Cold War hysteria, Labor's Untold Story represented a powerful protest against corporate brainwashing.

A second printing, ten years later, in 1965 by Marzani and Munsell sold quickly. Then came the 1969 national General Electric Strike. Labor's Untold Story helped supply younger members on the picket line with answers to their questions about labor struggles. As UE General Secretary James Matles told the 1970 UE Convention:

"The few dog-eared copies available were at a premium as the workers and students involved in the strike gobbled them up. Little wonder! The book reads like an adventure as it tells the real history of the union movement in America."

Who Would Have Thought?

UE decided to take on responsibility for publishing Labor's Untold Story to help fill the vital need for popular labor history, particularly among young workers, students and a growing rank-and-file movement.

The UE-produced third printing in 1970 was an instant success. But even then, it's doubtful that anyone would have predicted the enduring popularity and constant demand for this labor history. Yet, more than 40 years later, Labor's Untold Story is still being told in a new issue hot off the presses, with an attractive new cover.

- from the UE News, June-July, 1997


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