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Series
The 51st State
Episode Number
332
Episode
American Labor: Is America Working?
Contributing Organization
Thirteen WNET (New York, New York)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/75-84zgn1s8
WNET Archive
ARC-FFS-81
Description
Abstract:Anchors Beth Fallon and Leonard Harris introduce a three-part report on American labor and the working class. Documentary features include "Is American Working?" by Rosanne Allessandro, Gary Gilson, and Richard Kotuk with clips from "The Inheritance" courtesy of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, and "Where do we go from Here?" with Rosanne Allesandro. The first film, "Is America Working?", focuses on the "Rally for Jobs, Now" that took place in Washington D.C. on April 26, 1975 to demand more employment opportunities. Workers traveling to the rally from New York share their reasons for demonstrating, personal experiences, and air their grievances over lack of federal support over issues such as encouraging public works. Multiple perspectives of participants are included. "Where do we go from Here?" features workers speaking about the job crisis in New York City. The episode concludes with an update about The 51st State as its season comes to a close; Beth Fallon reports that "best of" docu
Broadcast
2004-11-17
Broadcast
1975-06-01
Asset type
Episode
Genres
News
News Report
Topics
News
News
Employment
Creator
Willis, Jack (Film producer), Executive Producer
Rights
E.B.C. copyright 1975
Media type
Moving Image
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Citation
Chicago: “The 51st State; 332; American Labor: Is America Working?,” 2004-11-17, Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed January 22, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-84zgn1s8.
MLA: “The 51st State; 332; American Labor: Is America Working?.” 2004-11-17. Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. January 22, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-84zgn1s8>.
APA: The 51st State; 332; American Labor: Is America Working?. Boston, MA: Thirteen WNET, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_75-84zgn1s8