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Presidents and Picket Lines; A Historical Perspective

StoryMarch 19, 1996
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Presidents and presidential hopefuls have handled striking workers throughout American history with variance. Ronald Regan, Grover Cleveland, Calvin Coolidge and Harry Truman are mentioned as famous strike-breakers; while Eugene V. Debs, Norman Thomas, Jesse Jackson, Tom Harkin and Pat Buchanan are referenced as union supporters.


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