The Marc Steiner Show

Bill Barry has appeared as a guest many times on the Marc Steiner Show, broadcast over WYPR-FM (88.1) in Baltimore. By clicking on the links, you will be able to listen to each show, which runs about 53 minutes.

Behind the Backlash (April 9, 2003). Author Kenneth Durr discusses his book about "White Working-Class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980." Durr began with the question: why did so many white workers vote in 1980 for Ronald Reagan, and used Baltimore workers as an example to study. Ken Durr has been a guest speaker in the Labor History classes at Dundalk.

Bethlehem Steel (May 8, 2003) Guest host Mindy Mintz. By phone, Leo Gerard and Gary Hubbard of the Steelworkers Union, Kevin Simpson, and Maryland state Senator Thomas (Mac) Middleton (D-Charles County), discuss the sale of Bethlehem Steel and its effect on the workers of the Baltimore area.


Labor Day (September 3, 2004) Guest host Anthony McCarthy. A discussion of the importance of Labor Day and the issues facing workers in the global economy, with, by phone, Bill Samuels of the AFL-CIO..

The Future of the Union Movement (July 28, 2005) A discussion with Bob Moore, of Hospital Workers Local 1199, Sue Estes, of AFSCME Council 92, and, by phone, Noel Beasley, of UNITE-HERE, about the development of the Change to Win Coalition and its separation from the AFL-CIO.

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