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    MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED STRIKING U.S. LONGSHOREMEN PICKETED THE U.S. - MERCIAN BORDER CROSSING AT?

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    WIDE SHOT BORDER POINT, 120 PICKETS PARADING WITH PLACARDS DENOUNCING USE OF MEXICAN PORTS USED TO BREAK AMERICAN STRIKE. VARIOUS SHOTS PICKETS AND PLACARDS, AT BORDER CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION CHECKPOINT, SHOTS OF ENSENADA HARBOR, SHIPS ANCHORED IN STREAM, SHIPS BEING UNLOADED AT DOCKS AND CARGO PUT INTO TRUCKS, LARGE TRUCK STOPPED AT BORDER, PICKETS SWARM OVER TRUCK, IMMIGRATION COP DIRECTS TRUCK THROUGH PICKETS, THEN UNION OFFICIAL ON TOP OF CAR URGES ME??? TO CONTROL THEMSELVES. MORE SHOTS OF PICKETS.




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    Background: MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED STRIKING U.S. LONGSHOREMEN PICKETED THE U.S. - MERCIAN BORDER CROSSING AT SAN YSIDRO FRIDAY TO PREVENT FREIGHT SHIPMENTS FROM MOVING INTO THE U.S. FROM ENSENADA. AT ONE POINT. A DOZEN PICKETS SWARMED OVER SEVERAL STRUCKS ATTEMPTING TO PASS THROUGH. SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE WEST COAST DOCK STRIKE LAST FALL, SHIPPERS HAVE BEEN DIVERTING CARGO TO ENSENADA IN MEXICO AND YANCOUVER. IN CANADA, AND TRUCKING THE CARGOES ACROSS THE BORDERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA85UVVM0MI6L4OMESV4XBK3S83
    Media URN:
    VLVA85UVVM0MI6L4OMESV4XBK3S83
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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