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Migrant Workers' Farm #463057

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 19, 1972
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(Studio) Plight of migrant farm workers cited (ex: Tereso Morales). In Salinas Valley of California, a project underway offers hope to migrant worker.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Salinas Valley, California) Strawberry growing co-ops owned by migrant workers. Classes at night train workers in accounting and new agriculture skills and management techniques. Lessons conducted in Spanish. Farmers pay $500 to join co-op; rest of funds come from Office of Econ. Opportunity. [ Director, OEO, Phillip SANCHEZ - once a migrant worker himself, describes plight of such workers as deplorable. They are ignored by government as they have no political power.]

Flick, Bob;
Utley, Garrick

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