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Irving Bernstein

Born: 15-Nov-1916
Birthplace: Ellenville, NY
Died: 25-Sep-2001
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Labor historian

Wife: Fredrika (m. 1941, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Deborah Weir
Son: Jonathan Bernstein
Daughter: Judith Bernstein

    University: BA, University of Rochester (1937)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1940)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1948)
    Professor: Industrial Relations, University of California at Los Angeles (1948-60)
    Professor: Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles (1960-87)

    OSS Agent Swedish Language Specialist
    US Official Hearing Officer, National War Labor Board (1942-43)
    US Official Economist, Bureau of Labor Statistics (1941-42)
    Brookings Institution Fellow (1941)
    Industrial Relations Research Association President (1976)
    National Academy of Arbitrators
    Jewish Ancestry
    Lithuanian Ancestry

Author of books:
The New Deal Collective Bargaining Policy (1950)
The Lean Years: A History of the American Worker, 1920-1933 (1960)
The Turbulent Years: A History of the American Worker, 1933-1941 (1969)
Hollywood at the Crossroads: An Economic Study of the Motion Picture Industry (1957)
A Caring Society: The New Deal, the Worker, and the Great Depression (1985)
Promises Kept: John F. Kennedy's New Frontier (1991)
Guns or Butter: The Presidency of Lyndon Johnson (1996)


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