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Ohio Migrant Workers Strike #500853

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 04, 1978
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(Studio) Strike of migrant workers picking tomatoes in Ohio reported Their march on state capitol noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Hancock Cnty., Ohio) Workers' march from camp in Belmore, Ohio, to dramatize demands for higher wages noted. [Farm Labor Org. Committee spokesperson Baldemar VELASQUEZ - says they won't need welfare, but are hard workers who deserve good wage.] [Farmers' spokesperson Lewis KLASS - says there could be some loss if crop not picked by end of week] Aid to workers from people who worked with Cesar Chavez' United Farm Workers of American reported Workers' planned march to Columbus stated. Plans to organization total boycott of Ohio tomato fields next year if raise not received cited.

Brinkley, David;
Scott, Jim

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