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Thread #581 Message #3870643
Posted By: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
08-Aug-17 - 07:37 PM
Thread Name: Origins:Deportees-seeking original Woody recording
Subject: RE: Origins:Deportees-seeking original Woody recording
Joe: Oddly enough I was just trying to decide which of these threads to bump when you opened the BS thread. IMO it's anything but BS & fyi: that 1M 'estimate' has a pretty wide range of awful to it:
Subject: BS: I Million Mexicans Deported from U.S.
The American bracero program was, in part, an attempt by the Federal government to provide "sustainable" levels of migrant labor after some State level vigilance committee travesties of justice a whole lot worse than the Federal Japanese internment camps.
However, many United Farm Worker activists still saw them as the same old strike breakers and so-called "scabs" of old.
Wiki: 1920-1930 - Mexican Repatriation