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  •  Actually, the 40s aren't my strongest area. (2+ / 0-)
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    Le Gauchiste, annieli

    But here's where I would start research: I would look into the fight which finally organized much of little steel. I believe it was during the war (from memory). My guess would be that Little Steel modified their propaganda campaign to fit whichever fight they were in. They hired publicity men with advertising experience to help them.

    I think it's important to follow their propaganda, then and now. Perhaps we could get better at countering it. We better learn one of these days before our labor movement is done for.

    WE NEVER FORGET Our Labor Martyrs: a project to honor the men, women and children who lost their lives in Freedom's Cause. For Jan: Right-to-Work/Right-to-Live(?)

    by JayRaye on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 05:40:03 PM PST

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      [The Mohawk Valley Formula] was given  to a waiting world by young Mr. James H. Rand, Jr., but is reported to be the invention of a famous public relations man specializing in industrial matters.
      She didn't name the man or the firm.

      WE NEVER FORGET Our Labor Martyrs: a project to honor the men, women and children who lost their lives in Freedom's Cause. For Jan: Right-to-Work/Right-to-Live(?)

      by JayRaye on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 05:57:47 PM PST

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