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Eye On America: Migrant Farm Workers / United Farm Workers Union #340350

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Salinas, California: John Blackstone) Collapse of United Farm Workers (UFW) union for migrant workers featured; historical footage and current scenes shown of United Farm Workers President Cesar Chavez. [Independent Union of Agricultural Workers Pete MATURINO - says United Farm Workers gave up.] UFW's involvement in organizing grape boycott mentioned; scenes shown. United Farm Workers membership and income outlined on screen. [United Farm Workers treasurer David MARTINEZ - talks about UFW's direct mail strategy.] [Chavez' former secretary Araseli GARCIA - says United Farm Workers is a big corporation.] Chavez' involvement in United Farm Workers profit- making branch, American Liberty Investment, Incorporated, and a web of other organizations mentioned. [CHAVEZ - refuses to talk about anything but grape boycott.] [Former United Farm Workers union organizer Marshall GANZ - comments on Chavez and United Farm Workers demise.]

Blackstone, John

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