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TM on TV (1960)

TM on TV (1960)

“We drove with him, during the LIRR railroad worker strike, so he could give a Democratic Party reply on television. We took a picture of him on TV”


Campaigning on Long Island for Senator John F. Kennedy (1960)

Campaigning on Long Island for Senator John F. Kennedy (1960)

“Anybody who ran for office, the first thing they did was head for was our local”


With LBJ to discuss converting defense factories into civilian uses (1964)

With LBJ to discuss converting defense factories into civilian uses (1964)

“I brought the presidents of all these locals to present this proposal to convert”


Tony and New York senatorial candidate, Bobby Kennedy (1964)

Tony and New York senatorial candidate, Bobby Kennedy (1964)

“One time in 1964 he came home with a big campaign truck. Bobby Kennedy was actually supposed to stay at our house that night”


At an electioneering meeting with Stanley Aronowitz, far left (1964)

At an electioneering meeting with Stanley Aronowitz, far left (1964)

“All the labor guys came to me the day after and said, ‘Oh God, you could have been in Congress. You should have never quit’”


With LBJ and Ladybird, cornered into divulging poll showing OCAW members favoring bombing (1967)

With LBJ and Ladybird, cornered into divulging poll showing OCAW members favoring bombing (1967)

“'Hey, Tony. You did a poll at your convention. Tell him what the people said about the bombing of Haiphong Harbor. And I had to divulge the poll results. My friends never let me forget it”


Testifying before the Senate Labor Committee on behalf of OSHA legislation (1970)

Testifying before the Senate Labor Committee on behalf of OSHA legislation (1970)

"This is what’s ailing us; these are the documented facts. We want you to do something about it, because we don’t intend to tolerate, one moment longer, the murder of ourselves and our families”