The phrase “Clear it with Sidney” was made famous by President Franklin Roosevelt.
We were on opposite sides of the aisle and Dorf and Van Dusen demonstrate how Sid’s civility, bipartisanship, and legislative acumen enabled him to work … Part of the evidence for this (unfounded) charge was the rumor—given some credibility by its publication in the New York Times—that Roosevelt had told party leaders to “Clear it with Sidney” before selecting a vice-presidential candidate in 1944. Copyright ©2018 The Sidney Hillman Foundation. (, Hillman Prize-winners Jacob Soboroff and Julia Ainsley report that the Trump administration has, Donald Trump and Scott Walker gave FoxConn, Worker injuries at Amazon have risen every year for the last four years, totaling, With unions surging in public esteem, support for labor is, Breonna Taylor’s killers will never face justice because we’ve, A federal judge temporarily blocks DeJoy’s overhaul of the. Wildfires in California have already smashed all records, Donald Trump dismissed American war dead as. All rights reserved. Clear It With Sidney. Daria Devyatkina, Creative Commons. Clear It with Sid! : Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service - Kindle edition by Dorf, Michael, Van Dusen, George. The best of the week’s news by Lindsay Beyerstein, Sign up to get Sidney's Picks in your inbox.
In 1944 Republican presidential candidate Thomas E. Dewey charged that the CIO and Hillman’s Political Action Committee (PAC) dominated Roosevelt.
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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. All rights reserved. September 4, 2020. The son of a Lithuanian blacksmith, Sidney R. Yates rose to the pinnacle of Washington power and influence.
Clear It with Sid!
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Source: New York Journal-American, October 1944. The Sidney in question was Sidney Hillman, president of a garment worker union … 330 West 42nd Street, Suite 900 Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Clear It with Sid!
September 18, 2020. Particularly rabid on the subject were the newspapers owned by the anti-New Dealer William Randolph Hearst. : New Dealers clear everything with Sidney, Limerick # 6 finished by Mrs. M. J. Richmond, Limerick # 7 finished by L. Wifield Smith. Ken Mattish, Creative Commons. California wildfire, 2013. October 30, 2020. New York, NY 10036. Labor leader Sidney Hillman emerged as a powerful national figure during the Great Depression, in part because of his role as a leader of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), but even more because of his ties to President Franklin Roosevelt and other New Dealers. The gig companies wrote new labor laws that are almost impossible to change: Sidney's Picks: The best of the week's news for this never-ending election pandemic crunch week: 6 McDonald's workers say they were pressured to work despite being infected in Chicago COVID cluster, according to…, Sidney's Picks: Prop 22 Disaster; Mink Waterloo, Sidney's Picks: GOP Schemes to Steal PA's Electoral Votes by Delay, Sidney's Picks: Lost Kids and Eugene Scalia, Sidney's Picks: Death Squads & Digital Piecework, Sidney's Picks: The Plot to Kidnap a Governor & Trump's Incitement of Terrorists, George Barrett Award for Public Interest Law, The Trump campaign makes an all-out push to, The Trump administration has rolled back over 125 environmental safeguards including opening “America’s Amazon” to timber sales to China. Photo credit: Vaccine vials, Matt Allworth, Creative Commons. The Sidney Hillman Foundation
The Sidney Hillman Foundation Photo credit: Photo by Arlene Mejorando, courtesty of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project/Slate. At the 1944 Democratic National Convention, Hillman and the CIO supported leftist Henry A. Wallace for renomination as Vice President; Senator Harry Truman was their second choice. Daria Devyatkina, Creative Commons. Hearst’s New York Journal-American even sponsored a “Sidney Limerick Contest.” These winning entries gave a flavor of the sharp antagonism and prejudices that the nation’s most politically influential labor leader aroused. Vaccine vials, Matt Allworth, Creative Commons. Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein. Photo by Arlene Mejorando, courtesty of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project/Slate. Cleared With Sidney When Franklin Roosevelt decided at the end of his third term to dump Henry Wallace as vice president, he of course had …
“Clear It With Sid!” captures the Sid Yates I knew, and provides facts and insights that I never expected.