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Labor’s Marching Tunes

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 1:49 pm (UTC-4)
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Next Monday is Labor Day in the United States.  The holiday dates to 1894, when the nation was emerging from a long and violent railroad strike at a time when trains were Americans’ principal means of long-distance travel. Then and for decades thereafter, music was a powerful tool that union organizers used to call attention […]

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