Al Robbins

Al Robbins appears in the following:

Part 3 - Hard Times and Picket Lines: The 30s and the CIO

Wednesday, November 11, 1981

The third episode of New Yorkers at Work delves into the formation of the Committee for Industrial Organizations (CIO) out of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in the 1930s. Men and women who participated in unions during the era recall the appalling working conditions, the rampant unemployment, the lack ...


Who speaks for Harlem?

Tuesday, July 28, 1964

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Channel 4 New York


Edwin Newman of NBC News moderates a discussion of the Harlem riots, also discuss the outbreaks of violence in Rochester. Guests include James Farmer, Bayard Rustin, ...