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Reminiscences of Steve D'Inzillo : oral history, 1987.

Creator: D'Inzillo, Steve
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 76 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Social reformer.

Scope and Contents

D'Inzillo, Steve (1910?-2000). Childhood on farm in Bound Brook, New Jersey and Brooklyn, New York: lack of opportunity to attend high school, impact of parents' socialist philosophy, reading of Marx, Engels on political views; inability to advance in Air Force during World War II as result of socialist background, success of socialists in mainstreaming issues of social security, workman's compensation, employment insurance in American politics; association, subsequent disassociation of Local 306 Motion Picture Machine Operators Union with The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada [IATSE]: corruption, mafia involvement in IATSE; term as business agent for 306, 1947-1980; absorption of all other New York City projectionists' guilds into Local 306, negotiation of health, pension and welfare plan; future of local 306 and other labor unions in America: impact of video technology on profession of projectionist, moral obligation of theaters, corporations to employees, political sponsorship of 306; general discussion of labor politics.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1987.

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