National Affairs: Surrender In Manhattan

Red Mike was in the spotlight again. Red Mike was once a fighter in the Irish Republican Army, once a lowly change maker in a New York City subway station. Now Michael Joseph Quill, 40, is president of the C.I.O.'s Transport Workers Union and a member of New York's City Council. He is a practicing Catholic and a member of the American Labor Party.

Red Mike carries a blackthorn cane (as a boy he injured his hip in a fall), talks tough, and considers his greatest achievement a daring sit-down strike he pulled in 1937. He loudly denies that he is...

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