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Title
Garment workers in Los Angeles
Creator
Schlein, Lisa
Dodson, Janet
Isaacs, Lenny
Contributor
Larman, Howard
Larman, Roz
Skotnes, Pearl
Teresa
Passler, Sue
Levy, Leonard
Silver, Sophie
Dernitz, Joseph
Vazquez, Mario
Brown, Bernard
Quillin, James
Hadar, Blanca
Barker, Julie
Date Created and/or Issued
2/14/77
Publication Information
Pacifica Radio Archives
Contributing Institution
Pacifica Radio Archives
Collection
California Revealed from Pacifica Radio Archives
Rights Information
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Description
This documentary examines working conditions, alleged abuses, the role of the unions, the plight of undocumented workers, and other problems facing the garment industry in Los Angeles. Program features Mario Vazquez, international organizer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU); Bernard Brown, vice president of Koret of California; James Quillin, Labor Commissioner for the State of California; Blanca Hadar, Deputy City Attorney, Carl Villanoet[sp?], attorney with CASA-General Brotherhood of Workers; Julie Barker, managing editor of Western Apparel magazine; Teresa, a Mexican factory worker (translated by Vazquez); Sue Passler, associate editor of Western Apparel magazine; Leonard Levy, Vice President of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU); Sophie Silver, retired ILGWU member; and Joseph Dernitz, Deputy District Director of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Produced and narrated for KPFK-FM by Lisa Schlein. Engineered by Janet Dodson and Lenny Isaacs. Music provided by Howard and Roz Larman, Pearl Skotnes, and Philip Sonicson[sp?]
Type
sound
Format
Master
Sound
Mono
1/4 inch audio tape
Extent
1:30:00
2 Tapes of 2
Identifier
http://archive.org/details/canhpra_000013
KZ0116
Language
English
Subject
Textile industry--Health hazards
Garment workers--Los Angeles (Calif.)
Wages--Garment workers--Los Angeles (Calif.)
Labor and laboring classes--Los Angeles (Calif.)
Undocumented workers
Schlein, Lisa
Provenance
Pacifica Radio Archives
The California Revealed Project is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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