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    :: Friday, August 05, 2005 ::

    How I Addressed the AFL-CIO Convention And Got a Standing Ovation by Delegates A Special Report by Harry Kelber
    Sweeney’s introduction of me was hardly enthusiastic, as he emphasized to the delegates, at least twice, that I was being limited to three minutes. As soon as he had finished with his introduction, I began: “Brother Sweeney, I have a special gift for you, my autobiography, “My Sixty Years as a Labor Activist.” I held up the book , whose cover appeared on the convention’s screen. ( Sweeney: Thank you.) And here is the text of my speech.

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    Harry Kelber at Chicago LAC Rank & File Convention
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