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Thanksgiving 2010: Marking the 50th Anniversary of Harvest of Shame

This Thanksgiving Day marks the 50th Anniversary of Edward Murrow’s haunting documentary Harvest of Shame. For the first time, Americans across the country were literally and visually digesting the fruits and vegetables of an unjust labor system. Murrow’s images captured … Continue reading

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La Cosecha/The Harvest Illuminates the Dangers of Child labor in Agriculture at Special Screening on Capitol Hill

The voices of America’s farmworker children rang out across Capitol Hill last week at a film screening I attended hosted by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard of California. The event featured a selection of scenes from La Cosecha/The Harvest, the latest documentary … Continue reading

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