Beck, Elmer A. / The trade union press in the U.S. occupied area (Germany)
Introduction, pp. 2-3 PDF (1.2 MB)
Th IMEu~i~ UI*IO111 IN IIE2 U.S. OC',UPGLD -.22- .!? Gd.Ih .Y / INTRODUCTION Th"~~~~~~~~~~ : b Thu most constructive sin!-Ile ac(tiOfl which it Was possibi: for. me to t in the intrer;sts of ths Geor-iana tradue union prcvss was th3 calling7 of a con-' f.eroac, of e~-'itors and. official represcantatives. of the three Land trtale Uani f-(:,drations in th(. J.S. Zoano. aith the cooperation of the :Ianpowur Division anc. lapopir Jfficers in thesu thrae Lacalaxr this conferenaco .;as. hAlA fl 2 SuYtomber 1948 ia Stutt:-,rt, ...Irtt .bor-Badenti/ This, do ranci :ilarlko tihua first occasion on which the elitora had TIaot to.guther and was the 'firs'd Y olint discussion of the prloblara6 of puLlishia ,, tralo union pripcrs. The following report,, with the :lelation of a fiw portions, wats deliver to the conference. Indoud, the report ral irafte!ld in such a manner as to a& it appropriate for transspittal to the oe'itoro'. This accounts pertticularly f thosu, s-ctions of the report doscri'in; th_ appearanac and contents of 't. Daily W4irror and 'Oftontii.ainn. Th, ,ao rzemarks with whiel I prof cced my de1i. of tAe report to the confarence are includ3d as an appm l hix. The report is base!'. on a thrueo-moath study of the offipiAl publicatiQo trade unioas i'n the U.S. Zonre Lad tal. U.S.-licensaT.z lalbor prass in Berlin,', The es e ''iblications included the 03tizvle dcer +Arbeit" ("Voicc,3 pf Lc'corfl)t or~ of the Yroe Trado Union Fa' deration of I6ssu, the 0,ierttcbargisch-13disCh vi-3li-r~sc (f -z r" ,( guarttumbor--B-.i-en i'rand Union Journal') of th. i.Lrtte a'bexg-B&don Tra-de Unian YFederation, th;:e; "-werksnlyaftozoitan ~" of t .oavaria a Trh:a Union Fudcration, "Das Freiu . ("Ere Speoch") of tao S. Ialn, P n 'er.t Trado 'Uaion Orr-aaiza..tion (Unabhaen4i , m wrksciftsor(.ni5Qti or UGJ)), I 4w!:n th. ".Freiho0it" ("ri om") till joint or.2an of the-, &vrlia ;SaI i"p'vloyves Union (UGO) an'I the Berlin Technicians and lf'orl~renls Union (UGO3)i Booklets ;for trad, union fUnctzonaries like "Die '4uel ("The *4e11") of th" Bavarian ?Uniou F.,eration, and. information bulletins issuod by indivi"diual trade uni ons anl'. jointly by the trade unions in Land Br-en mer scanneJ. q/ The xtiews herein expressed are thos: of tVIe author, and. do not neoessar rePlact the views of U.. .i'itury ; 22/ Jie;.tcription of this confarenco an.l . r. Beckts introductory a-irress to the edi tors are appea lod. '
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