Arrests Torpedo W & B Smear Campaign on Fire & Condoning Poisoned Food Chavez Blasts FDA: Arresta Torpedo Campaña de Desprestigio de W & B Sobre Incendios y Rechazo de Alimentos Envenenados Chávez critica a el FDA
Download Full Text (679 KB)
The article on the left hand side describes the active efforts of Whitaker and Baxter, the grower's public relation arm, to discredit the United Farm Workers Union. On October 1969 they started fires throughout different fields and framed a group of 5 young farm workers for those crimes. There acts were part of their anti-union hysteria. The article on the right hand side illustrate the efforts of Cesar Chavez, the United Farm Workers Union, and their supports protesting the inhuman acts of the United States Food and Drug Administration and growers to overlook the deadly effects of pesticides on farm workers health.
Campaigns, fires, grower's, union, farm workers, grapes, Whitaker, Baxter, libel, Delano police, Fire department, departamento de fuego, United Farm Workers Union, poisoned food, comida envenenada, Cesar Chavez, FDA, U.S. Federal & Drug Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, chemicals, pesticides, health, inhuman treatment
El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"Arrests Torpedo W & B Smear Campaign on Fire & Condoning Poisoned Food Chavez Blasts FDA: Arresta Torpedo Campaña de Desprestigio de W & B Sobre Incendios y Rechazo de Alimentos Envenenados Chávez critica a el FDA" (1969). Subjects. 48.