Reagan Hedges on Anti-Strike Law: Reagan se Evade de la Ley Anti Huelgas
Article describes Governor Ronald Reagan's position on labor legislature. It details his efforts to prevent any pro-labor legislation to get passed.
Robert F. Kennedy: Medical Plan: Robert F. Kennedy: Plan Médico
Robert F. Kennedy fought for the rights of all farm workers. He advocated and created a medical plan that would help facilitate the process of farm workers accessessing health care.
10,000 mass in Grand Celebration: Misa de 10,000 en una Fiesta Grande
Image is of Senator Robert E. Kennedy and Cesar Chavez. The article explains that after Mr. Chavez's 25 day fast there was a celebration where 10,000 individuals attended. There was a Protestant and Catholic mass and ritual of breaking of the bread (part of Mexican culture) that took place.
Impartial Justice, UFWOC for Humphrey & Endorsements: Justicia Imparcial, UFWOC para Humphrey & Endosos
The article on the left side was written by Antonio Oredain where he explains why law and justice in the United States is not impartial. He states that if it was impartial police officers in the photographs would not have taken pictures of all the individuals picketing. The article on the right side was written by Jaime Reyes Sanchez where he describes a few elections where the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee endorsed Humphrey and Carston. Included is also an image of Cesar Chavez bedridden speaking with Alan Cranston. At the time, Alan Cranston was running for United States Senate.
La Union Demanda $650.000 en Pleito y Nixon no sabe lo que dice: The Union Demands $650,000 in Lawsuit and Nixon does not know what he is saying
El artículo de la izquierda se centra en una demanda que los agricultores presentaron contra sus trabajadores por violar las leyes laborales. Los escritores explican que fue una conspiración contra los trabajadores agrícolas parte de sus esfuerzos antisindicales. En el lado derecho hay varios artículos, uno de los cuales analiza el pago injusto de los trabajadores agrícolas. El otro describe la falta de comprensión del presidente Nixon sobre el boicot y las demandas de los trabajadores agrícolas. (Eng): The article on the left focuses on a lawsuit that growers filed against their workers for violating the labor laws. The writers explain that it was a conspiracy against farm workers part of their anti-union efforts. On the right side there are several articles, one of which discusses unfair pay of farm workers. The other describes President Nixon's lack of understanding of the boycott and the farm workers demands.
Letters to the Editor: Cartas al editor
Ted Wurm describes the reality of farm workers. He mentions some of the push back that strikes and boycotts underwent. However, he does state that the farm worker movement has gathered support form prominent Catholic bishops. Bernard J. Cronniger letter is in support of collective bargaining and fair labor contracts for migrant workers. Barbara J. Lestak wrote a letter in support of the grape strike and farm workers. Lastly a letter from Larry Itliong, a labor activist/leader, written in Filipino, advocating for a continuation of boycotts and strikes to hopefully cause change to occur. On the right side there an article focused on Alan Cranston, a politician in Los Angeles, who fought for increased wages and farm workers rights. Below that article is one that brings to light the lack of understanding that Nixon had on labor laws.
Qué Significan Las Elecciones para Nosotros Y Conferencias: What do the Elections Mean for Us & Conferences
El artículo del lado izquierdo explica la importancia de las elecciones. El impacto de las decisiones de los que están en el poder. Después del asesinato del presidente Kennedy. El Sindicato Unido de Trabajadores Agrícolas previó que, si se elegía un presidente republicano, sería difícil para ellos abogar por mejores condiciones laborales para todos los trabajadores. El artículo del lado derecho explica que hubo varias conferencias celebradas en 1968 sobre los obstáculos que enfrentaron los Mexicoamericanos y trataron de encontrar soluciones. El segundo artículo describe las dificultades de los jóvenes en Puerto Rico. A los puertorriqueños hasta el día de hoy no se les permite votar por el presidente de los Estados Unidos, lo que dificulta su autonomía. Este artículo destaca algunos de los impactos negativos de tales decisiones.(Eng): The article on the left side explains the importance of elections. The impact of the decisions of those in power. After the assassination of President Kennedy. The United Farm Workers Union foresaw that if a Republican president would be elected it would make it difficult for them to advocate for better working conditions for all workers. The article on the right side explains that there were several conferences held in 1968 regarding the obstacles that Mexican American faced and tried to come up with solutions. The second article describes the hardships of young men in Puerto Rico. Puerto Ricans to this day they are not allowed to vote for the United States President, which hinder their autonomy. This article highlights some of the negative impacts of such decisions.
We remember Robert Kennedy: Recordando a Robert Kennedy
Images are of Robert Francis Kennedy who was an ally of the labor movement and the efforts of United States Farm Workers Association. Similar to President Kennedy his brother was a champion of better working conditions and human laws/treatment for workers. He was a champion of civil rights until he was assassinated on June 5, 1968.
Robert F. Kennedy in Texas & Two Border cops Officers Killed: Robert F. Kennedy en Texas y Dos Oficiales del Portal Fronterizo Asesinados
Robert F. Kennedy fue un defensor de los derechos civiles y de los trabajadores agrícolas. En 1967, él y César Chávez visitaron Texas para abogar por políticas y legislaciones que apoyaran a los trabajadores agrícolas. Al lado de ese artículo hay uno de tragedia. Dos oficiales de la patrulla fronteriza fueron encontrados muertos 75 millas al norte de la frontera con México. (Eng): Robert F. Kennedy was a champion of civil and farm workers rights. In 1967 he and Cesar Chavez visited Texas to advocate for policies and legislations that would support farm workers. Next to that article is one of tragedy. Two border patrol officers were found dead 75 miles north of the Mexican border.
Justice & Election: Justicia y Elecciones
Article describes the voting process. How votes are casted with privacy and anonymity.
Los Trabajadores Dicen "Viva Pat Brown" y Otros Políticos: The workers say "Long Live Pat Brown" & Other Politicians
El artículo destaca la perspectiva política de los trabajadores agrícolas con respecto al gobernador Brown vs. Reagan. (Eng): Article highlights farm workers political perspective regarding governor Brown vs. Reagan.
President Kennedy: Presidente Kennedy
Image of President Kennedy. Caption in Eng: "If nonviolent revolution is not possible, then violent revolution becomes inevitable" Span: "Si la revolución no violenta no es posible, entonces la revolución violenta se vuelve inevitable"
Telegrama de "Bobby" Kennedy: Telegram from "Bobby" Kennedy
Felicitaciones del presidente Kennedy a César Chávez por los importantes avances que la asociación ha logrado en nombre de los trabajadores agrícolas. (Eng): Congratulations from President Kennedy to Cesar Chavez in regards to the significant strides the association has made on behalf of farm workers.
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