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Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
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Laborfest: SF General Strike Walk
Date Saturday July 16
Time 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
Meet at Harry Bridges Plaza, Front of Ferry Building, middle of Embarcadero, foot of Market Street, San Francisco. Embarcadero BART/Muni Metro.
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
Join a walk with labor historian Louis Prisco, retired ILWU longshoreman Jack Heyman and others. We will look at the causes of the 1934 General Strike. why it was successful, how the strike was organized and the relevance of that strike to working people today. We will also view some of the key historical sites in this important US labor struggle which is the centerpiece of this Laborfest. Bring your lunch with you and wear good walking shoes.
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2011/2011schedule.htm#2
http://www.sfgeneralstrike.org/
On Jack Heyman:
http://www.counterpunch.org/stallone03022011.html
Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 16th, 2011 6:29 AM
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