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Today in labor history: Nazis destroy unions

On May 2, 1933, Adolf Hitler's storm troopers occupied all trade union headquarters across Germany, and union leaders were arrested and put in prison or concentration camps.

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Today in labor history: Germans ponder "All Quiet on the Western Front"

On December 5, 2010, hundreds left a movie theater in Berlin, mostly silent and deeply moved, though the film they had seen was first released in 1930. 

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Today in labor history: Paul Robeson loses passport appeal

On August 16, 1955, internationally known actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson lost his court appeal to force the U.S. State Department to grant him a passport.