American City.

Author:Stuart, Sharon
Position:Brief article - Book review

American City

Charles Rumford Walker

University of Minnesota Press

111 Third Avenue South, Suite 290, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2520

0816646074 $18.95 www.upress.umn.edu

Featuring a foreword by Assistant Professor of History Mary Lethert Wingerd, American City is the captivating true story of a battle that would greatly alter the balance of power between unions and big business. In the spring of 1934, union organizers arranged for Minneapolis truckers to go on a series of strikes and protest scab workers. Violent opposition to the strike culminated in slaughter when...

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