Remembering Oscar winner Julia Reichert through her interviews on KCRW

Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert, and Jeff Reichert pose with the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature for "American Factory" during the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Lucas Jackson.

Academy Award winner Julia Reichert died last week after a battle with cancer. She was 76. The documentarian dedicated her career to filming the working class, and made it her mission to highlight the lives of American workers — with the aim of making the workforce better for all. 

KCRW’s past interviews with Reichert:

-‘American Factory:' Culture clash between American workers and Chinese factory owners
-‘9to5’ documentary: 10 Boston secretaries started a movement for women’s workplace rights