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Laborfest: SF General Strike Walk
Date Saturday July 07
Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Details
Meet at Harry Bridges Plaza - Embarcadero at Market St., San Francisco. All buses and trains on and under Market Street to foot of Market; Embarcadero Metro/BART station.
Event Type Teach-In
SF General Strike Walk
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 and why it was successful. How was the strike organized and why are the issues in that strike still relevant to working people today? We will also view some of the key historical sites in this important US labor struggle. Be prepared for a long walk, slow pace and no hills.
Bring your lunch with you.
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Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 14th, 2012 5:31 AM

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