Face the Nation With George Meany Transcript

Collection Number: 5498m

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Face the Nation With George Meany Transcript, 1970
Collection Number:
5498m
Creator:
Meany, George
Quantity:
1 file folder.
Forms of Material:
Interviews, transcripts .
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Transcript of Face the Nation broadcast on September 6, 1970. George Meany, Presdient of the AFL-CIO, was the featured guest.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

George Meany (1894-1980) was elected president of the American Federation of Labor (A.F. of L.) in 1952. His efforts to unite his organization with its rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), was successful, and he was elected president of the merged organization, the AFL-CIO, in 1955. He was a vigorous anti-communist and an outspoken member of the Democratic Party, who, by virtue of his office, wielded considerable influence in the party.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Interview broadcast on CBS radio and television stations, conducted by George Herman and Bruce Morton (CBS News) and Frank Swoboda (BUSINESS WEEK).
The following personalities and issues figure in the interview: the Democratic Party, left-wing Democrats, Richard M. Nixon, Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), George S. McGovern, Edward M. Kennedy, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Arthur J. Goldberg, Vietnam, Meany's Labor Day message, strikes, the United Automobile Workers, civil service workers , railroads, import quotas, House Trade Bill/Mills Bill, and the United Mine Workers of America.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Goldberg, Arthur J.
Herman, George, 1920-2005
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012
Morton, Bruce, 1930-2014
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Swoboda, Frank
Americans for Democratic Action
Democratic Party (U.S.)
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America.
United Mine Workers of America.

Subjects:
Foreign trade and employment z United States.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 x Public opinion.
Trade-union insurance. United States.
Trade-union rituals.
Trade-unions. Government employees. United States.

Form and Genre Terms:
Interviews.
Transcripts.


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Cite As:
Face the Nation With George Meany Transcript #5498m. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 1970
For broadcast on September 6, 1970 featuring George Meany; 17 pages.