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Browse the Reuther's audio clips for miscellaneous radio spots, interviews, and speeches. Currently this area of the Reuther's Web site includes content from American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

Lillian Gilbreth Keynote Speech, "The Human Side of Automation," Part 1, 1957

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6:33 minutes (6 MB)
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Dr. Lillian Gilbreth begins her keynote speech about the roles and responsibilities of engineers in developing automation technologies. In Part 1, Gilbreth explains that engineers have two resources to rely on, professional ethics and the scientific method, whenever they face new problems in engineering.

This speech was recorded March 16, 1957 in Houston, TX at the Society of Women Engineers National Convention (Conference). This recording is Part 1 of 6. Click on the "Gilbreth Keynote Speech" link above to find all parts of the speech. Click on the "1957 SWE National Convention" link above to find all audio recordings from the convention.

Lillian Gilbreth Keynote Speech, "The Human Side of Automation," Part 2, 1957

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5:14 minutes (4.8 MB)
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Dr. Lillian Gilbreth continues her keynote speech about the roles and responsibilities of engineers in developing automation technologies. In Part 2, Gilbreth argues that engineers should work to add "human resources" to the definition of "automation."

This speech was recorded March 16, 1957 in Houston, TX at the Society of Women Engineers National Convention (Conference). This recording is Part 2 of 6. Click on the "Gilbreth Keynote Speech" link above to find all parts of the speech. Click on the "1957 SWE National Convention" link above to find all audio recordings from the convention.

Lillian Gilbreth Keynote Speech, "The Human Side of Automation," Part 3, 1957

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8:47 minutes (8.05 MB)
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Dr. Lillian Gilbreth continues her keynote speech about the roles and responsibilities of engineers in developing automation technologies. In Part 3, Gilbreth discusses the ability of automation to remove drudgery from work, but warns that people have different views on what drudgery is.

This speech was recorded March 16, 1957 in Houston, TX at the Society of Women Engineers National Convention (Conference). This recording is Part 3 of 6. Click on the "Gilbreth Keynote Speech" link above to find all parts of the speech. Click on the "1957 SWE National Convention" link above to find all audio recordings from the convention.

Lillian Gilbreth Keynote Speech, "The Human Side of Automation," Part 4, 1957

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7:08 minutes (6.54 MB)
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Dr. Lillian Gilbreth continues her keynote speech about the roles and responsibilities of engineers in developing automation technologies. In Part 4, Gilbreth discusses the impact of automation on skilled and unskilled workers.

This speech was recorded March 16, 1957 in Houston, TX at the Society of Women Engineers National Convention (Conference). This recording is Part 4 of 6. Click on the "Gilbreth Keynote Speech" link above to find all parts of the speech. Click on the "1957 SWE National Convention" link above to find all audio recordings from the convention.

Lillian Gilbreth Keynote Speech, "The Human Side of Automation," Part 5, 1957

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7:21 minutes (6.74 MB)
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Dr. Lillian Gilbreth continues her keynote speech about the roles and responsibilities of engineers in developing automation technologies. In Part 5, Gilbreth discusses the difference between free time and leisure time for workers, especially in times of economic and emotional insecurity.

This speech was recorded March 16, 1957 in Houston, TX at the Society of Women Engineers National Convention (Conference). This recording is Part 5 of 6. Click on the "Gilbreth Keynote Speech" link above to find all parts of the speech. Click on the "1957 SWE National Convention" link above to find all audio recordings from the convention.

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