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Walter Reuther was a central figure in many of the events, movements, and issues that defined mid 20th century America. The book is not strictly a biography of Reuther. It also provides a snapshot of the turbulent and momentous era in which he lived. It encapsulates Reuther’s life from his formative years through his early organizing efforts to his rise to prominence in the UAW and as a National figure with influence in Democratic politics, the Civil Rights Movement, and his authorship of plans to address diverse issues from War production, the Peace Corps, healthcare to nuclear power. He was a presence on the international stage. He toured India and was praised by Nehru in a diplomatic mission to soothe frayed relations between the two countries. He had contentious meetings with Mikoyan and Khrushchev. He was a friend and confidant to the Social-Democratic leaders of Western Europe and Israel.

The book is organized into chapters describing the early history of the labor movement, the struggles at GM and Ford, WW2 on the home front, The Treaty of Detroit, Civil Rights, Vietnam, the Great Society, and the Aftermath reaction to the social upheavals of the sixties. It begins with the jump into modernity that occurred during the two decades surrounding the start of the 20th century with urban electrification, automobiles, flight, motion pictures, wireless, relativity, and quantum mechanics. The United States was well-positioned to take advantage of these developments and escape the devastation to its economy and infrastructure from the two World Wars It ends by examining how these advantages have changed as we enter the 21st century.

 

Get access to excerpts and poems by accessing this link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/12NL_EFWFCceWR1Frh9G0BvYHx4_B_Vok?usp=sharing

Fairgoer656
hi james
Mario-RM
your book is so interesting
Fairgoer737
This is truly an interesting book!
Fairgoer737
How long did it take you to come up with this book?
Fairgoer679
Too much information from the past.
Fairgoer693
very very interesting information from the past
Fairgoer776
As one that grew up during this time, I don't remember hearing of this individual. You bring an amazing story to life that was not well known. Great job!
Fairgoer748
Where did you get these all information?
Fairgoer748
Do you have any story about the Italians in America?
Fairgoer748
Well,thank you for that.
Fairgoer748
when can I see you again in your booth?
Angelica Galbraith
That's really great that you are going through the chapters and the story behind them. Superb!
Fairgoer965
How long did it take you to write the entire book?
Fairgoer965
How interesting! I love science and this book has something on it and James just explained it to me clearly! 😊
FAIRG0ER905
Have you ever experienced writer's block when writing this book? How did you get over it?
Fairgoer693
wow! what's the best advice you can give young ones. Top 3
Fairgoer965
This book also tackles about relevant problems in the society. Wow!
Fairgoer1500
hi James
Fairgoer1503
Hi James!
Lu Vasquez
Hello James, good to see you again going live
Mira
Do you have any opinion about the government system as of this modern era? especially now its pandemic. Hows USA handling this situation?
Fairgoer693
oh hello there!!!
Kim
I don't hate reading books but getting the book into a documentary is a great idea!
Kim
Wow! This is exciting.
Fairgoer1754
WE love your magnifying glass! You look like a detective.
Fairgoer1754
We are looking forward for the excerpts to be uploaded!! We're excited to learn more about your book. smile
Fairgoer1754
Wow! Do you already have a title for your poems?
Fairgoer991
The book was interesting! any plan on upcoming book?
Fairgoer1754
Just enjoyed your session today. Too bad you ran out of battery.
Fairgoer1754
I look forward on your next session. ☺
Fairgoer1832
I saw the excerpts in your booth! I will check them out after your session.
Fairgoer991
Hi James, excited to be here in your booth again!
Fairgoer991
Do you have plans on any upcoming book?
Fairgoer1832
Does your book have any illustrations in it? Just wondering.
Fairgoer1844
I think your back has a great story. Do you have any plans to have it out in a different format - audiobook, film, or documentary?
Kim
Wow! New excerpt and poems? I want to see them.
Fairgoer1934
What were the key challenges you faced when writing this particular chapter??
Fairgoer1934
What's your ideal form of government if you are given the chance to choose?
Kim
I think historical nonfiction books are very interesting to read. Can you share also to us your sources?
Fairgoer1943
How old were you during the Civil Rights Movement?
Tyron Cal
What is the message that this character needs to send to the readers?
Tyron Cal
or what can we learn from Walter?
Fairgoer2080
Do the works of Walter still impact the Democrat party?
Fairgoer2221
What is the economic system in the United States?
Fairgoer2221
In your opinion. What would you prefer Federalism or Democratic?.
Fairgoer2221
Did you experience you saw someone that was discriminated because of his racial identity and color?
Fairgoer2221
What about asian are they also being discrimanated there in USA?
Ford
You truly are awesome! I've enjoyed your sessions.
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Walter Reuther was a central figure in many of the events, movements, and issues that defined mid 20th century America. The book is not strictly a biography of Reuther. It also provides a snapshot of the turbulent and momentous era in which he lived. It encapsulates Reuther’s life from his formative years through his early organizing efforts to his rise to prominence in the UAW and as a National figure with influence in Democratic politics, the Civil Rights Movement, and his authorship of plans to address diverse issues from War production, the Peace Corps, healthcare to nuclear power. He was a presence on the international stage. He toured India and was praised by Nehru in a diplomatic mission to soothe frayed relations between the two countries. He had contentious meetings with Mikoyan and Khrushchev. He was a friend and confidant to the Social-Democratic leaders of Western Europe and Israel.

The book is organized into chapters describing the early history of the labor movement, the struggles at GM and Ford, WW2 on the home front, The Treaty of Detroit, Civil Rights, Vietnam, the Great Society, and the Aftermath reaction to the social upheavals of the sixties. It begins with the jump into modernity that occurred during the two decades surrounding the start of the 20th century with urban electrification, automobiles, flight, motion pictures, wireless, relativity, and quantum mechanics. The United States was well-positioned to take advantage of these developments and escape the devastation to its economy and infrastructure from the two World Wars It ends by examining how these advantages have changed as we enter the 21st century.

 

Get access to excerpts and poems by accessing this link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/12NL_EFWFCceWR1Frh9G0BvYHx4_B_Vok?usp=sharing

The Life and Times of Walter Reuther: An Unfinished Liberal Legacy

Walter Reuther was a central figure in many of the events, movements, and issues that defined mid 20th century America. The book is not strictly a biography of Reuther. It also provides a snapshot of the turbulent and momentous era in which he lived. It encapsulates Reuther’s life from his formative years through his early organizing efforts to his rise to prominence in the UAW and as a National figure with influence in Democratic politics, the Civil Rights Movement, and his authorship of plans to address diverse issues from War production, the Peace Corps, healthcare to nuclear power. He was a presence on the international stage. He toured India and was praised by Nehru in a diplomatic mission to soothe frayed relations between the two countries. He had contentious meetings with Mikoyan and Khrushchev. He was a friend and confidant to the Social-Democratic leaders of Western Europe and Israel.

The book is organized into chapters describing the early history of the labor movement, the struggles at GM and Ford, WW2 on the home front, The Treaty of Detroit, Civil Rights, Vietnam, the Great Society, and the Aftermath reaction to the social upheavals of the sixties. It begins with the jump into modernity that occurred during the two decades surrounding the start of the 20th century with urban electrification, automobiles, flight, motion pictures, wireless, relativity, and quantum mechanics. The United States was well-positioned to take advantage of these developments, and escape the devastation to its economy and infrastructure from the two World Wars It ends by examining how these advantages have changed as we enter the 21st century.

Get access to excerpts and poems by accessing this link: Click Here