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Eye On America: Migrant Farm Workers #340330

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 1991
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(Salinas, California: John Blackstone) Migrant farm workers featured; scenes shown. Excerpt played from Woody Guthrie's song "Pastures of Plenty." [Union leader Pete MATURINO - talks to agricultural workers union; says wages are too low.] Most workers on California farms said not to be American citizens. [WORKER - says he has to find work.] [Contractor Ishmail SOLAS - says workers have fun.] Caves shown where California farm workers were discovered living this summer. Excerpts from documentary "Harvest of Shame" and historical film of United Farm Workers leader Cesar Chavez shown.

Blackstone, John

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