MEANY BLASTS ANTI-STRIKE BILL - HD Barred from testifying in front of a Congressional committee during a strike by airline employees, George Meany instead reads a statement for reporters. Meany says the anti-strike legislation under consideration would be an attack on the freedom of workers.
Date: August 10, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:56:00, With Audio
MEANY PUSHES BACK ON GUIDELINES - HD AFL-CIO President George Meany indicates that he doesn't feel bound by Johnson administration guidelines that would put try to limit the cost of new labor contracts.
Date: August 21, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:21:00, No Audio
POLICE ARREST ESSEX UNION STRIKERS - HD In Lansing, Michigan, local police units and a National Guard unit arrive to monitor a strike led by the Essex Wire Company in their dispute with governor George Romney over contract negotiations. The event turns violent when officers arrest and drag strike participants away. Transferred from film, mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ and Uncompressed, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: June 6, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:33:00, No Audio
AGRICULTURAL WORKERS UNION VOTE - HD In Delano, California, grape pickers who work at vineyards gather to vote which organization will represent them, the AFL-CIO or the Teamsters. Transferred from film, mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ and Uncompressed, available in all forms of HD and SD.
Date: September 26, 1966 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:40:00, With Audio
JIMMY HOFFA AFTER INDICTMENT - HD After one of his 1964 trials, Jimmy Hoffa speaks of the strength of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union and denies rumors that he will be asked to step down as union President.
Date: August 0, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:53:00, With Audio
A.F.L. AND C.I.O. MERGE TO BECOME ONE - 1955 The American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) labor unions merge to become the world's largest free labor organization with 16 million members. Delegates hail new leaders President George Meany and Vice-President Walter Reuther while U.S. President Eisenhower praises the merger.
Date: December 5, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:46:00, With Audio
1964 REPUBLICAN PARTY CONVENTION San Francisco, California hosts the Republican Party Convention where the party will nominate their choice for president. Arrivals include Nelson Rockefeller, Margaret Chase Smith, Harry Cabot Lodge and more. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
KENTUCKY AFL-CIO UNION INDUSTRIES SHOW The AFL-CIO Union Industries Show opens at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville. I.A.T.S.E. Union President Richard F. Walsh opens the exhibit featuring booths for trade unions.
LABOR-MANAGEMENT NEGOTIATION A conflict between men sitting on opposite sides of a conference table is resolved by the man sitting at the head, climaxed by a closeup of shaking hands. George Meany addresses a convention of the AFL-CIO and receives applause from the delegates. Areas in Illinois and Michigan are circled on a map.
S.N.C.C. BANNER - 1963 MARCH ON WASHINGTON - HD An S.N.C.C. - Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee banner is raised amidst other picket signs for the 1963 March on Washington that sought to pressure the government to quicken its civil rights agenda. Note: Mastered currently in DVC PRO HD 16 x 9 from film. Available in all HD and SD 4:3 formats.
Date: August 28, 1963 - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:24:00, No Audio
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