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Walter Reuther

by Robert L. Tyler

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Published by W. B. Eerdmans in [Grand Rapids, Mich.] .
Written in English

  • Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 79-80.

    Statementby Robert L. Tyler.
    SeriesGreat men of Michigan
    LC ClassificationsHD8073.R4 T9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5297101M
    ISBN 100802870279
    LC Control Number72077187

    A New York Times obituary for Sophie Reuther on Febru , declared her husband, Victor, a co-founder of the United Auto Workers. So now the myth that Walter Reuther founded the UAW is extended to include his brother. Unfortunately, the new biography of Walter Reuther by Nelson Lichtenstein will do very little to squelch the myth; this despite the fact that the book . Walter Philip Reuther was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on September 1, He served an apprenticeship as a tool and die maker, and studied at Wayne University in Detroit for three years. He spent the late 's and early 's working in Detroit factories including the General Motors and Ford plants, and he became a foreman at the latter.

    In the narrative, Reuther serves as the lens through which a period of labor advances, civil rights struggle, and hot and cold wars are viewed from a liberal perspective. The book follows Walter and Victor Reuther on their European adventure to their ancestral homeland during the rise of Hitler and into the Gorky autoworks factory in Soviet Russia.   The assassination attempt was not the first time Walter Reuther ran afoul of the car companies. On , Reuther and several other labor organizers were badly beaten by Ford Motor Company Security men in what history notes as the Battle of the was Ford's security chief Harry Bennett's opening salvo against labor organization inside the Ford .

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I read this book because, both as a teenager and an adult, I have been intrigued by Walter Reuther. His stirring rhetoric, his youthful, dynamic image, and his sophistication all seemed to set him apart from, and way above, other union leaders.

I expected to learn from this book "what Walter Reuther book Walter tick," and to better understand the fate of Cited by: Walter Reuther, Hopes and Aspirations: In Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Walter Reuther by Walter Reuther | Jan 1, Paperback. Reuther was the kind of labor leader who unsettled the higher circles: militant, incorruptible, and dedicated both to the rank-and-file and a broad class agenda.

p Inat a GOP fundraiser, Senator Barry Goldwater declared that "Walter Reuther and the UAW-CIO are a more dangerous menace than anything Soviet Russia might do to America.". Walter P. Reuther Psychiatric Hospital provides treatment, care and services to adults with severe mental illness.

Named for a strong advocate of workers’ rights and the Civil Rights Movement, the hospital first opened in To provide integrated inpatient psychiatric care employing a compassionate multidisciplinary team approach and. Walter Reuther was the visionary president of the UAW who led the union through some of its toughest battles, greatest victories, and largest expansions.

Throughout his career, he was renowned as a powerful public speaker. Some of his best quotes are collected here on : Since all the workers in the industrial community get the. One of the most respected and regarded labor historians, coming out of the New Labor history, Nelson Lichtenstein wrote this biography of Walter Reuther, which really explores Reutherism.

He painted a picture of Walter Reuther as a solid man of the left, despite his opponents calling his faction right-wing (though it probably was to the right Walter Reuther book. 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.

Walter Reuther, in full Walter Philip Reuther, (born September 1,Wheeling, West Virginia, U.S.—died May 9,Pellston, Michigan), American labour leader who was president of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) and of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) and was active in national and international affairs.

Reuther’s negotiating. Walter Reuther. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press ; New York: Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St.

Martin's Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Walter Reuther; Walter Reuther; Walter P Reuther; Walter P Reuther: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Carew.

Walter Reuther, who was also a power in the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, was president of the U.A.W. from until his death in a plane crash in Walter Reuther: The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit.

Nelson Lichtenstein. University of Illinois Press, - Political Science - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Walter Reuther also demonstrated a personal commitment to civil rights and social justice. He could be found marching with civil rights activists in Mississippi and hospital workers in South Carolina.

Reuther was a strong supporter of the Southern Christian Leadership Council and a friend of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 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.

Reuther was widely admired as the model of a reform-minded, liberal. In the narrative, Reuther serves as the lens through which a period of labor advances, civil rights struggle, and hot and cold wars are viewed from a liberal perspective. The book follows Walter and Victor Reuther on their European adventure to their ancestral homeland during the rise of Hitler and into the Gorky autoworks factory in Soviet : Page Publishing, Inc.

The second of five children, Reuther was born on September 1,in Wheeling, West Virginia. He learned about social issues in family debates moderated by his father, Valentine, an active member in the Brewery Workers union. Walter Reuther recalled, "At my father’s knee we learned the philosophy of trade unionism.

A meticulously researched, clearly written and quickly paced story."--Jeffrey E. Garten, Washington Post Book World "A very readable work that anyone with any interest in Walter Reuther, the United Auto Workers or the labor movement would enjoy reading It reminds us that Walter Reuther was an amazing man.

A fearless leader. Walter Reuther: The New Girl. Walter Reuther was born on September 1, in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA as Walter Philip Reuther. He is known for his work on The New Girl (), Hell-Bent for Election () and The March in Washington ().

He was married to May. He died on May 9, in Pellston, Michigan, tion: Miscellaneous Crew. The tale of the Reuther brothers-Walter, Roy, and Victor-is more than a story of how one of America's great unions was created.

It is also a powerful example of how teamwork, dedication, and concern for others can improve the lives of many people. The Walter P. Reuther Library is proud to share a new web-based exhibit to accompany our current atrium display, 12th Street, Detroit, Employment, Housing, Policing, and Race Relations in Evidence.

The web exhibit includes digitized archival documents from our physical exhibit as well as additional items from our archival collections for.

Walter Reuther, president of the United Auto Workers Union (at podium) pledges the help of his union in the rebuilding of the ravaged arms of Detroit. Born in Wheeling on September 1,fittingly just one day before Labor Day, Walter P.

Reuther (), became one of the most innovative, influential and charismatic labor leaders of the 20 th Century. Walter Reuther’s father, Valentine Reuther, was influential in developing a sense of social justice, leadership and activism in his four sons and daughter .The Reuther Library is the largest labor archives in North America and is home to the collections of numerous unions and labor-related organizations, political and community groups in urban and metropolitan Detroit, and Wayne State University's official files, records, and documents.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tyler, Robert L.

Walter Reuther. [Grand Rapids, Mich.] W.B. Eerdmans [] (OCoLC) Named Person.