William Kennedy’s Ink Truck and What Do LA Teachers Want?

This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll hear about a labor classic from 1969, The Ink Truck, an award-winning first novel by William Kennedy which recounts the doomed efforts of Bailey, a former newspaper columnist who leads four other workers in a strike against their employer, a newspaper in a medium-sized American city. Then, we’ll look at a strike that starts this week by United Teachers of Los Angeles and find out what these teachers want. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.

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