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 (ro͞o′thər), Walter Philip 1907-1970.
American labor leader who was president of the United Auto Workers (1946-1970) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1952-1955).
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(ˈru θər)

Walter Philip, 1907–70, U.S. labor leader.
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(Riedl) Reuther, 84, of Shrewsbury died Friday, May 2nd, in her home, after an illness.
Eventually, according to Cutler, the Communists abandoned the rank-and-file for a power-sharing arrangement with Walter Reuther. Cutler's evidence that Communist unionists could be as opportunist as their opponents and as uncaring about rank-and-file interests makes the book worth a read, though some will not be convinced that Cutler's evidence is strong enough to justify his conclusion about Communist conservatism or its sources.
WHAT WOULD THE LEGENDARY LABOR LEADER Walter Reuther have said if 40 years ago he was told that American business was going to spend millions to register workers and encourage them to vote?
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24) Rosemary Reuther wrote that feminism should be about a companionship of men and women who can really learn to communicate and enter into relationships for the mutual enhancement of one another.
Kennedy "turned to Walter Reuther of the United Auto Workers union and liberal attorney Joseph Rauh, Jr., asking them to formulate concrete suggestions for a counterattack" against the JBS-led "Radical Right." In December of that year, RFK received a 24-page battle plan entitled the "Reuther Memorandum," which "formed the basis of a broad assault on the right wing by the Kennedy administration," continues Professor Andrew.
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and Walter Reuther that seemed about to go under during the Vietnam War.
Congressional Republicans attacked Communist influence in jobless and employed workers' organizations while the UAW leadership from President Homer Martin to Walter Reuther worked to weaken and ultimately dominate radical left elements.
A New York Times obituary for Sophie Reuther on February 23, 1996, declared her husband, Victor, a co-founder of the United Auto Workers.