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GM & UAW: In Their Own Words

John Wesley Van Horn
John Wesley Van Horn’s family farmed in Iowa and returned to the family home in Milton, Wisconsin.  John was a UAW field representative, and considered a radical because he was a Democrat.  He worked for a time as a tack spitter at Fisher.  He discusses much union activity, including the 1937 strike, and Leon Feingold as the UAW’s attorney. 

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