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Pete Seeger On ILWU President Harry Bridges & The SF General Strike
by LaborFest
Tuesday Jan 28th, 2014 8:39 AM
Pete Seeger on the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco General strike talked about his visit to San Francisco in 1941 to support the ILWU and their strike committee.

Pete Seeger On ILWU President Harry Bridges & The SF General Strike
Pete Seeger speaks about the 1934 San Francisco General Strike and Harry Bridges. He and Woody Guthrie went to the bay area in 1941 and composed the "Ballad For Harry Bridges" to support the fight against the deportation of Australian born Harry Bridges. They sang to the ILWU strike committee. This video was done in honor of the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco general strike of '34 for the commemoration events and LaborFest.
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§CA National Guard Called Out Against ILWU Maritime Strike
by LaborFest Tuesday Jan 28th, 2014 8:39 AM
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The California National Guard were called out in San Francisco to crush the longshore and maritime west coast strike.