Detroit Rally In Support Of Striking Newspaper Workers

June 23, 1997


Gareth Porter

a historian and investigative journalist. He is a specialist in U.S. military and foreign policy and was the director of the IndoChina resource center towards the end of the Vietnam War. He now writes regularly on Iraq and Iran for Inter Press Service and maintains a blog on The Huffington Post. His most recent book is "Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam."

More than 100,000 labor activists rallied in Detroit this Weekend in support of the close to 2000 striking Detroit News and Detroit Free Press workers. The AFL-CIO leadership was there including John Sweeney and Richard Trumka

Guest: Bob Ourlian is a striking Detroit News reporter