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    • Tough Liberal

    • Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy
    • By: Richard D. Kahlenberg
    • Narrated by: Paul Leonard
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Woody Allen's 1973 film, Sleeper, a character wakes up in the future to learn that civilization was destroyed when "a man by the name of Albert Shanker got hold of a nuclear warhead." Shanker was condemned by many when he shut down the New York City school system in the bitter strikes of 1967 and 1968, and he was denounced for stirring up animosity between black parents and Jewish teachers.

    Regular price: $20.97