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United Farm Workers vs. Teamsters #229822

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 1973
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(Studio) Farm Workers' head Caesar Chavez walks out of conciliatory meeting with Teamsters officials charging Teamsters with bad faith. Struggle between Chavez and Teamsters continue.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Delano, California) Chavez loses almost all 180 United Farm Workers contracts. In mid-1960's Chavez organized farm laborers. Chavez and Teamsters now violently disagree. Negotiations between Teamsters and United Farm Workers collapse. [CHAVEZ - says United Farm Workers representation means nothing without people to work.] To win battle, Chavez uses civil disobedience. United Farm Workers tries to coerce growers from fields in protest movement. [Grower Jack PANDOL - believes Chavez did some good to awaken grower, worker, and Americans] Pickers owe decent wages to Chavez. Pickers undecided with regard to staying with Chavez, having no union, or joining Teamsters. Intensity of strike to build. May be Chavez's last stand against growers and Teamsters Union.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Reporter(s):
Kilpatrick, Jim;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:40

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