Meet the Press
| February 24, 2017
George Meany on MTP Sept. 13, 1953
George Meany was president of the AFL (and later, the merged AFL-CIO) for 27 years. After the resignation of Secretary of Labor Martin Durkin, Meany appeared on Meet the Press Sept. 13, 1953 and advocated for the new Secretary of Labor to be someone with a labor background.