League for Industrial Democracy
|League for Industrial Democracy|
The League for Industrial Democracy was founded in 1905 by American socialists including Jack London and Upton Sinclair. The orgainisation's focus began to shift in the 1950s when it became involved in the CIA's anticommunist efforts.
- Tom Kahn, chairman
- Albert Shanker, treasurer
- Judy Bardacke, chair of the executive committee
- Rita Freedman, Washington program director
- Kirsten Crane, administrative director
- Sol C. Chaikin, vice president
- Charles Cogen, vice president
- Midge Decter, vice president
- Sidney Hook, vice president.
- Arch Puddington, executive director (date uncertain).
- Eric Chenowith, acting executive director (as of 1986).
1989 Board members
Steve Bieringer | Kenneth Blaylock Charles Bloomstein | Rony Bauman | George Cadbury | Eric Chenowith | Edward J. Cleary | Daniel Curtin | Wilbur Daniels | William C. Doherty, Jr | Sandra Feldman | Rita Freedman | Morris L. Fried | Samuel H. Friedman | Walter Galenson | Roy Godson | Msgr. George G. Higgins | Norman Hill | Velma Hill | Thomas Y. Hobart | Rachelle Horowitz | David Jessup | Gilbert Jonas | John T. Joyce | Penn Kemble | Joel Klaverkamp | Harvey Klehr | Israel Kugler | Irena Lasota | Seymour Martin Lipset | Harry Lopatin | Leon Lynch | Herbert Magidson | Ray Marshall | Jay Mazur | R. Bruce McColm | Bruce A. Miller | Joyce D. Miller | Emanuel Muravchik | Michael Novak | Frederick O'Neal | Michael S. Perry | Arch Puddington | Seymour Reisin | John P. Roche | Paul Seabury | Bert Seidman | Donald Alaiman | Jessica Smith | Irwin Suall | John J. Sweeney Ludmilla Thorne | Gus Tyler | Armando Valladares | Ben Wattenberg | Lynn R. Williams | William Julius Wilson
National Council 1989
Robert J. Alexander | Jervis Anderson | Shelley Appleton | Jack Barbash | Gregory J. Bardacke | Solomon Barkin | Arnold Beichman | Jacob Clayman | Bernard J. Englander | Paul Feldman | Harry Fleischman | Benjamin A. Gebiner | Feliks Gross | Donald Harrington | Julius Manson | Henock Mendelsund | Amicus Most | Morris Novik | James G. O'Hara | Paul R. Porter | Herman Rebhan | Frank Riessman | Vera Rony | Eugene V. Roston | Rebecca C. Simonson | Jacob Sheinkman | William Stern | Monroe Sweetland | Harold Taylor | J. C. Turner | Rowland Watts | Mina Weisenberg Morris Weisz