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Migrant Workers #301085

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 27, 1985
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(Studio) Edward R. Murrow's "Harvest of Shame" documentary, produced by David Lowe, Senior, recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Belle Glade, Florida) Current status of migrant American workers examined in detail; scenes from "Harvest of Shame" shown, discussed. [WORKERS - describe their lives.] [Representative George MILLER - notes group's invisibility.] [Day care director Autrie WILLIAMS - notes families' dependence on young children as field workers.] [Farmer James GREEN - claims workers have good life.] ["MARY" - fears eviction.] [Susan FOSTER - wants nation to remember migrant workers on Thanksgiving.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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