Inside Government - January 28th, 2011

Friday - 1/28/2011, 11:12am EST

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John Gage
AFGE National President

  • Reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address
  • Thoughts on proposed five-year federal spending freeze
  • AFGE's efforts to combat the attack on federal workers
Dr. Fredrick Snow
President, Grantham University
  • Inside look at the online university and benefits available to AFGE members
  • Undergraduate and graduate degrees offered by Grantham
James Green
Author, "Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing That Divided Gilded Age America"
  • A closer look at the Haymarket affair, which proved to be a key piece in the history of the labor movement
  • Labor's struggle for better working conditions in the mid-1880s, including the fight for an eight-hour workday