[John Couthen, an African American, discusses his career as a UAW production worker and GM manager at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

John reflects on growing up in Lansing and describes how he came to be hired in September 1977. He describes his first day and the work environment. John talks about his move to supervision and various jobs he had including QWL and Labor Relations, the closing of Fisher and his move to the Delta Pla...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Couthen, John (Interviewee)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (72 min., 48 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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