Oral Histories

Interview of Irving Bernstein

UCLA professor of political science.
UCLA Institute of Industrial Relations
Interviews not in a series, part one
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Faculty
Biographical Note:
UCLA professor of political science.
Reed, Alan B.
Bernstein, Irving
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewee Retained Copyright
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.