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New York Times highlights "Brothers on the Line" documentary featuring images from WSU's Reuther Library

October 10, 2012

A new documentary titled "Brothers on the Line" features archival images from Wayne State University's Walter P. Reuther Library depicting the pivotal role the Reuther brothers, Walter, Roy and Victor, played in transforming the United Auto Workers into what was for decades the nation's most powerful labor union. Victor Reuther's grandson Sasha Reuther directed and helped produce the film telling how the brothers built the U.A.W. and how that union helped raise living standards for not just one million autoworkers, but also for a large swath of America. Archival photos from the Reuther Library are included in the story.