LABOR HISOTRY 101
“Back in 1934, the Minneapolis truckers’ strike boiled over into a deadly confrontation in downtown Minneapolis. Police fired on striking workers, killing two of them, and wounding dozens of others. Historians consider the strike — and its violence — a turning point in U.S. labor history, which ushered in a new era of collective bargaining in Minneapolis and across America.”
Check out this comprehensive radio documentary on the roots and results of the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters Strike.