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The President’s Vehicle: American-Made

If the President’s motorcade passed you on the street, you would see him traveling in what would appear to be a black limousine resembling a Cadillac Escalade. Many know that this car has bulletproof glass to protect the President from gun fire, but this vehicle was built with the goal of being able to protect the President from any type of attack imaginable — giving it special features and heavy-duty equipment not seen in any other vehicle in the world. General Motors was entrusted with the task of building the current model of the Presidential car — also known as ... Read more

For President’s Day: A Timeline of UAW Presidents

Today is President’s Day, the federal holiday when we celebrate the birthday of George Washington, whose birthday is Feb. 22, 1732. The holiday was first created by an act of Congress in 1879 and has widely become a day when we celebrate all presidents of the United States. This President’s Day, let’s take a look back at the history of UAW presidents through the timeline below. Check out the links to learn more about each one. UAW PRESIDENTS Francis J. Dillon: August 26, 1935  – April 29, 1936 Francis J. Dillon, pictured left Francis J. Dillon was appointed by American Federation ... Read more