The type of the strike was what exercised us. The working conditions at, at the General Motors plants was not of great concern to us. Just naturally if you were there, at that time, and you were engaged in some other pursuit by... What management and labor did was if you heard about it, but you weren't expert enough to even criticize either side.

But when the strikers came in and took over and stopped our production, stopped the flow of money, why, we were all exercised at the type, at the, at the methods employed by the strikers.

Show Transcript Speaker: Gerald Healy. Interviewed by U-M Flint Labor History Project. Date of interview: 8-7-1979. Edited by Michael Van Dyke.

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