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    :: Friday, July 29, 2005 ::

    Labor's Big Split: Pain Before Gain - By Harold Meyerson, Washington Post
    CHICAGO -- In the annals of labor leave-taking, it was neither as contentious as Mineworkers President John L. Lewis's departure from the 1935 AFL convention, when he decked the president of the Carpenters Union on his way out, nor as arrogantly dismissive as one of Lewis's later farewells, when he penned a note to AFL President William Green that read, simply: 'Green -- We disaffiliate -- Lewis.'
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