NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 18, 1973
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(Studio) Cesar Chavez's United Farm Workers fight Teamsters's Union 2 years for right to pick table grapes. Teamsters stronger than UFW. 2 sides meet head on.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(San Joaquin Valley, California) Confrontation planned. United Farm Workers hope publicity helps them in battle with Teamster's Union. More than 200 arrests. Chavez already lost 1 battle. Contract renewals coming up. Growers decline to say who they'll sign with, Teamsters or Chavez. Some say growers must sign with Teamsters because that union represents packing chest workers. Chavez able to fight Teamsters from George Meany support with AFL-CIO. Chavez vows to continue struggle.
REPORTER: Joe Ramirez
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