Joseph McCartin – Collision Course

David speaks with author and Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University Joseph McCartin about his new book Collision Course. This book takes a look at the 1981 PATCO strike where 12,000 air traffic controllers lost their jobs after then President Reagan determined that their strike was illegal. This book also looks beyond this strike and how it has affected labor relations in the past 30 years.

Original Air Date: 09-15-2011

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