Ain’t the AFL for Nothin’

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Fri, Oct 11

6:15pm

Ain’t the AFL for Nothin’

Michael CameriniShari Robertson 2013
USA | 80 minutes

Filmmakers Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson in person!

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September 2003, and Esther is nervous. She’s shopping for a Republican co-sponsor for Kennedy, Chuck Hagel of Nebraska is interested but wants a temporary worker program added to the bill, and the unions don’t like temporary worker programs: in public, they’re pro-immigration, but in private they’re trying to destroy the bill. Meanwhile, the AFL-CIO lobbyist Gerron Levi arranges a meeting between Kennedy and AFL president John Sweeney. Everything rides on this one conversation…

Series: NYFF51: How Democracy Works Now

Venue: Francesca Beale Theater

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