G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Wendell "Rocky" Wright discusses his career as a production worker and GM manager at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Rocky recalls moving to Lansing at age 15 from Kentucky and being hired in June 1963, working ten and eleven hour shifts, participating in a wildcat strike in 1966 over gloves and receiving discipline. Rocky joined management in 1968 and discusses his relations with UAW officials. He built a replica of the Fisher Coach for a parade. Rocky comments on being transferred to Oldsmobile in 1985 following the corporate reorganization to BOC.

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