FREE Labor Day Programming
The Apple Seed Labor Day Special
- A visit to the State Fair,
- a poem about taking pride in your work,
- the story of John Henry, the steel-drivin’ man, one of America’s most famous work stories,
- memories and thoughts about labor and Labor Day from the Apple Seed family: from memories of summer romance to the struggle for better working conditions in Kenya,
- and an original work song from Host Sam Payne about the building of a tunnel through a mile of rock in the 1920s.
Top of Mind Labor Day Special
A special Labor Day episode about a group of women in Appalachia who defied stereotypes to get better living conditions for their families and better working conditions for their coal miner husbands. Plus: raising awareness of hot car deaths – the intense heat blistering the United States has caused an increase in child deaths.