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Catholic Bishops were a critical part of the labor movement led by Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and Larry Itliong. They helped convince growers to come to the table to negotiate fair labor contracts. Even though growers where part of the negotiations they refused to acknowledge collective bargaining.
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California, Texas, & Pennsylvania
El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"Bishops Seek Further Talks: Obispos Buscan más Conversaciones" (1970). Subjects. 109.