Reuther Put Horsepower into Auto Workers Union Walter Reuther headed the United Auto Workers union for 24 years. During his tenure, Reuther built the UAW into one of the most powerful unions of its time, becoming a major force not only in the auto industry but also in national politics and the struggle for civil rights. Now an exhibit in Detroit looks at his life — and legacy.
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Reuther Put Horsepower into Auto Workers Union

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Reuther Put Horsepower into Auto Workers Union

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Walter Reuther headed the United Auto Workers union for 24 years. During his tenure, Reuther built the UAW into one of the most powerful unions of its time, becoming a major force not only in the auto industry but also in national politics and the struggle for civil rights.

Now an exhibit in Detroit looks at his life — and legacy.

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