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Farm workers in Coachella, California, went on strike to improve their working and living conditions. Additionally, they went up against growers unjust practices particularly the use of pesticides. Included are additional efforts of farm workers who fought for fair labor contracts and against unjust practices of growers and politicians. In addition, the writers incorporated a brief overview of Watergate and outlined the corrupt actions of United States and Mexico border patrol agents. Some of the charges against the agents included smuggling undocumented individuals to the United States, sale of documents, and abuse/harassment of undocumented individuals.
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United States & Mexico
El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"The Struggle: La Lucha" (1973). United States Government. 22.