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American Agenda (Economy, Family: Migrant Workers) #137002

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Perrysburg, Ohio: Rebecca Chase) Plight of migrant workers in America featured; scenes shown from fields of Ohio to illustrate the hard life of migrant families. [Child Salud LICIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - comments.] Historic three- party agreement between farmers, migrant workers and food processors in northwest Ohio to improve working conditions outlined. [Farm labor organizing committee leader Baldemar VELASQUEZ, Heinz general manager Ron BROOKS, farmer Tom SACHS, migrant worker Justino SANCHOS - talk about the agreement.] Ohio State University said running productivity studies to cut costs for the three-party participants. Needs of the migrant families reviewed; scenes shown.

Reporter(s):
Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:30

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