Intelligent and Honest Radicals
The Chicago Federation of Labor and the Politics of Progression
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Lexington Books|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $80.00|
| Book Description: |
Intelligent and Honest Radicals explores the Chicago labor movement's relationship to Illinois legal and political system. Newton-Matza focuses on the significant era between the great strike in 1919 to Franklin D. Roosevelt's inauguration and the beginning of the New Deal in 1933. He brings to light a number of victories and achievements for the labor movement in this period that are often over looked.