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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.
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El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
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"Letters to the Editor: Cartas al editor" (1968). Subjects. 101.