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Abstract The Action Coalition of Strikers (ACOS) was a rank-and-file group of strikers and their families who were active during the Detroit Newspaper Strike. Representing reporters, editors, pressmen, and truck drivers, the coalition opposed the newspaper union leadership and their proposed back-to-work offer and instead pressed forward with a campaign to fight to restore all lost jobs. They sponsored peaceful and disciplined mass demonstrations in support of the strikers, and published the weekly...
Abstract Ellen Creager (b. 1956), a Detroit Free Press reporter, first joined the press as a copy editor in 1983 after earning her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Michigan State University; ultimately she was promoted to the position of general assignment reporter in the Features Department. The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News employees engaged in a strike against Gannett and Knight-Ridder newspaper chains beginning in July of 1995. Creager was working part-time when the strike began because...
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: La-Le, Box 9, Folder: 9
Abstract Milton "Mike" Lapine, a newspaper reporter, was active in forming the Cleveland Plain Dealer unit of the American Newspaper Guild and later served as a member of its International Executive Board. His papers relate to his activities with the Guild, later to be known as The Newspaper Guild.