Remembering Gene Debs; Waging Peace
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Shubert Sebree remembers Eugene Debs. Professor Laura McEnaney, author of Postwar: Waging Peace in Chicago, on the fate of labor's complex New Deal coalition and connecting the essential workers of the 1940s with those fighting today’s war against the pandemic. Plus Joe Glazer and The Ballad of Eugene Victor Debs, and this week’s Labor History in 2:00: Workers Pay the Price for Bad Management

Produced by Chris Garlock; edited by Patrick Dixon. To contribute a labor history item, email 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. Thanks to Saul Schniderman for sharing the Shubert Sebree interview. Saul has a great newsletter called Friday’s Labor Folklore; you can subscribe here or email him at  You’ll find more Labor History in 2:00 here. 

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