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California Farm Labor Bill #239950

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 13, 1975
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(Studio) California state legislature considers farm bill that would bring labor peace and stability to state's croplands and vineyards.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Delano, California) [California Governor Edward BROWN JR. - says California has farm labor bill if state will accept it.] United Farm Workers and Teamsters shout insults at each other outside capitol; demonstrators pack committee room inside capitol to hear debate on bill. Details of labor bill outlined. United Farm Workers head Cesar Chavez and many growers support bill, but Teamsters want no part of bill. [Teamsters Union official Robert RINKER - says workers would lose every benefit under new bill until new elections could be held.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Schieffer, Bob;
Wagner, Richard

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