Oral Histories

Interview of Irving Bernstein

UCLA professor of political science.
Subtitle:
UCLA Institute of Industrial Relations
Topic:
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Faculty
Interviewer:
Reed, Alan B.
Interviewee:
Bernstein, Irving
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Interviewee Retained Copyright
Abstract:
Education at University of Rochester and University of Chicago; interest in labor relations; work with National War Labor Board during World War II; wartime change in labor relations; postwar labor strikes and public reaction; history of university programs in industrial relations; Governor Earl Warren and beginning of university involvement in industrial relations in California; Berkeley's Institute of Industrial Relations compared with UCLA's; organization of institute; development of institute at UCLA; areas of research and programs pursued; changes in field of industrial relations since World War II; Secretaries of Labor Frances Perkins and Willard Wirtz; effect of Taft-Hartley Act on labor movement; future problems in industrial relations.