Program for May 12, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,
Bill and Judy Clause; Bill is with KKFI and a Labor activist, Judy is a retired teacher and member of a teacher’s union: Bob and Diana Suckiel, Bob worked 40 years with 4 railroads as Engineer, Conductor, Brakeman, Switchman and laid tracks. He is a retired member of the Teamsters Union. Diana is a retired Union Plumber, Local 8. The couple performed labor shows from Bar Harbor, Vermont to a folk festival in Vancouver, Canada.
A commemoration of the struggle for the 8-hour Day, the Hay Market Massacre and the coming of industrial unionism in spoken word and songs from 1868 to the present, featuring Eugene V. Debs, Mother Jones, IWW, and the struggle for the dignity of work.