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LaborFest Commemorates Workers And Unions That Built The Golden Gate Bridge On 75th Annive
Sunday May 27
Crissy Field in the Presidio next to cannons and to the left of History Tent
San Francisco, California
LaborFest Commemorates Workers And Unions That Built The Golden Gate Bridge On 75th Anniversary-May 27, 2012
75th Anniversary of The Golden Gate Bridge
LaborFest will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge and the workers who built it. There will an exhibition by the Ironworkers Apprenticeship Program and also labor music on May 27, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM at Crissy Field near the cannons. Also KQED will be programming the film about the workers who built the Golden Gate Bridge narrated by SAG member and San Francisco native Danny Glover.
There will also be other events commemorating the workers who built the Golden Gate Bridge and maintain it during July LaborFest festival. These include screenings and a Golden Gate Bridge walk with union bridge workers who maintain the bridge today. They are making sure the bridge will last another 75 years.
LaborFest will be presenting a labor musical presentation with Kathy Holly, Carol Denney, Jack Chernos, the Rocking Solidarity Chorus and others on
May 27 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM at the trailer of the Ironworkers Apprentice Trades Trailer, which will be located in Crissy Field near the cannons and to the left of the Bridge History Tent.
There will also be a special screening on KQED of the Film
"Halfway To Hell, The Workers And Unions That Built The Golden Gate Bridge"
Fri, May 25, 7:30pm on KQED 9 Halfway to Hell: The Workers and Unions That Built the Golden Gate Bridge tells the dramatic story of those who risked their lives building the Golden Gate Bridge. Photograph courtesy of Labor Archives and Research Center, SFSU.
Upcoming Broadcasts: (Duration: 29:30)
Tells the dramatic story of those who risked their lives building the Golden Gate Bridge. By Steve Zeltzer.
Channels and Airdates:
Fri, May 25, 2012 -- 7:30pm
Sat, May 26, 2012 -- 1:30am
Sun, May 27, 2012 -- 4:00pm
Sat, May 26, 2012 -- 9:30am
Sat, May 26, 2012 -- 7:00pm
Sun, May 27, 2012 -- 1:00am
Sun, May 27, 2012 -- 11:00am
Sun, May 27, 2012 -- 6:00pm
Added to the calendar on Tuesday May 22nd, 2012 8:00 PM
The Golden Gate Bridge was built 100% union.