"One of the most important books on labor or business to appear in recent times."
"Hoerr's exhaustive study of the decline of the steel industry, particularly in the Monongahela Valley, is essential reading."
Very insightful history with names and other facts. This should be a must read for public schools. This was an eye opening and informative read. Read morePublished 3 months ago by pierre klee
Excellent review of the decline and fall of the integrated American steel industry in the 1980's, primarily from a labor perspective. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bruce K
Not the best read but a good view from the Pittsburgh area of events I lived through in another area (Cleveland Republic/LTV) nice to see those events from another perspective and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by F Wolfe
This was a great book. Since this was my born and raised city it was more interesting to read. Amazing story.Published 16 months ago by Donald K. Kugler
Broke my heat after reading. for I was from McKeesport mentioned in the book that lost the those steel mills.Published 16 months ago by M. Andrews
Loved it because it talked a lot about my home town of Mckeesport and the inner workings of the steel mills and the decisions that were made by management and the unions. Read morePublished 17 months ago by John Sherer
I loved this book. As a union official, and history buff growing up in a blue collar family, this book was essential to understand what had happened, so we can learn from it, and... Read morePublished on June 5, 2013 by David
Given that my family worked in the Weirton Mill from 1910 to 1976, we heard a lot of the stories of what happened when National Steel lost it's way, and forgot that it was in... Read morePublished on December 16, 2012 by Kyle F. Mcgrogan