Additional Resources for Golden Boy by Clifford Odets

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Erem, Suzan, Labor Pains: Inside America's New Union Movement, Monthly Review Press, 2001.

In this book, Erem, a labor organizer, gives an insider's view of the struggles that both organizers and union members face today. In addition to fighting for better wages and working conditions, Erem details the internal struggles that take place.

Horne, Gerald, Class Struggle in Hollywood, 1930-1950: Moguls, Mobsters, Stars, Reds, & Trade Unionists, University of Texas Press, 2001.

Horne examines the often overlooked story of the Hollywood studio strikes that made headlines in the 1940s. The book details the studios' attempts to thwart the rise of independent unions, which the studios often discredited with Communist labels. However, this was just one aspect of a multifaceted affair, and Horne gives a thorough overview of all sides, using an abundance of historical documents to back up his assertions.

Kennedy, David M., Freedom from Fear: The American People in...

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