Who built the Suez Canal? Lesbians, gays and miners build solidarity in the UK…the work of hair styling…Plus, the real story behind Gandhi’s labor quote. And, on today’s Labor History in 2: the Upper Big Branch mine disaster. PLUS: Two songs celebrating the birth of United Farm Workers co-founder Cesar Chavez.
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