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On this day in 1983, the Soviet Union releases a letter that Russian leader Yuri Andropov wrote to Samantha Smith, an American fifth-grader from Manchester, Maine, inviting her to visit his country. Andropov’s letter came in response to a note Smith had sent him in December 1982, asking if the Soviets were planning to start a nuclear war. At the time, the United States and Soviet Union were Cold War enemies.

Space telescope in orbit 1990 The crew of the U.S. space shuttle Discovery places the Hubble Space Telescope, a long-term space-based observatory, into a low orbit around Earth.

On April 25, 1917, jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald is born in Newport News, Virginia. She was called “The First Lady of Song,” an honor whose meaning is captured in a compliment paid to her by the great composer Ira Gershwin: “I never knew how good our songs were until I heard Ella Fitzgerald sing them.” Quite apart from the quality of her voice, there was a warmth and intelligence behind it that gave even melancholy songs a plausible tilt toward optimism.

Chief Steward Tom Brogan presents Johns Manville retiree Ollie Antoszewski with a watch
Johns Manville plant 7 Chief Steward Tom Brogan talks with Nick Ello
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The New York Times declares the struggle for an 8-hour workday to be “un-American” and calls public demonstrations for the shorter hours “labor disturbances brought about by foreigners.” Other publications declare that an eight-hour workday day would bring about “loafing and gambling, rioting, debauchery and drunkenness” - 1886

IWW Marine Transport Workers begin West Coast strike - 1923

The Reverend Ralph David Abernathy and 100 others are arrested while picketing a Charleston, S.C., hospital in a demand for union recognition - 1969

Supreme Court rules that employers may not require female employees to make larger contributions to pension plans in order to obtain the same monthly benefits as men • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power v. Manhart (1978), holding that employers may not require female employees to make larger contributions to pension plans in order to obtain the same monthly benefits as men. The Court, agreeing with EEOC, specifically rejected a cost-justification defense that was based on the fact that women, on average, live longer than men.- 1978

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WHAT: Press Conference on County Commission Resolution Opposing “Fast Track” Trade Negotiating Authority
 WHEN: Tuesday, April 28 th @ 10:45AM (just prior to commission meeting)
 WHERE: Inside lobby of One Government Center, Toledo, OH

Call Senator Portman today and urge him to vote NO on Fast Track --- 1.855.712.8441