The PATCO Legacy and the Future of Collective Bargaining

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In 1981, the nation’s air traffic controllers walked out on strike. Newly-elected president Ronald Reagan fired them all, changing the course of American politics. Thirty years later, former air traffic controllers joined historian and KI Executive Director Joseph A. McCartin to talk about the PATCO strike’s legacy—and what it can tell us about the future.

To listen to Professor McCartin’s recent interview with NPR’s Diane Rehm, click here. Click here to see Professor McCartin discuss the PATCO strike on the Dylan Ratigan Show.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
5:30 – 7pm
ICC Auditorium