• Short Summary

    CAESAR CHAYEZ, THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED FARM WORKERS, CONTINUED HIS FAST EVEN THOUGH HE WAS HOSPITALIZED.

  • Description


    FIELDS IN YUMA, FARM WORKERS RALLY WITH WAVING RED BANNERS, CHAYEZ WHEELED OUT OF HOUSE ONSTRETCHER, PUT INTO AMBULANCE, AMBULANCE DRIVES OFF, CANELOPES BEING HARVESTED LAST YEAR.




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    BILL REDEKER.
    FYI-WE ARE ALSO TAKING THIS STORY IN NYK FOR PROTECTION

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CAESAR CHAYEZ, THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED FARM WORKERS, CONTINUED HIS FAST EVEN THOUGH HE WAS HOSPITALIZED. CHAYEZ HAS BEEN FASTING FOR 20 DAYS AS PART OF A STRIKE AGAINST CANTELOPE GROWERS IN ARIZONA. LAST YEAR DURING A SIMILAR STRIKE THE GROWERS USED LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO HARVEST THE CROP AND THEY MAY TRY AGAIN THIS YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC4Q6LO315TXXZGD2OJCX6B3PX
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4Q6LO315TXXZGD2OJCX6B3PX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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