People To People

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Faced with a vicious right-to-work law, anti-picketing legislation and a poll tax, the Texas State AFL-CIO exercised some creative thinking on how to unify the elements continually divided by the prevailing power structure in that state. This film tells the story of how the Federation took the leadership in forming a working coalition of four important groups: Negroes, Mexican-Americans, independent liberals and organized labor. This film would be particularly useful in political education classes to emphasize the need for building alliances with other segments of the community.
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
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Physical Description
00:29:22 hh:mm:ss; 16mm film
AFL-CIO Education Department Film Productions, Americans at Work
Accession AR1985-0195
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Access condition: public.
Other Identifiers
Fedora 2 PID: umd:714506; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/39822; Filename: labor-062110

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This item is accessible by: the public.