The emergence of two distinct and conflicting tendencies within the trade unions—roughly, a Republican and a Democratic wing—has become more visible in 1973, although signs of this could already be seen during the 1972 presidential campaign. Dramatic evidence of this split is the open warfare between the predatory Teamsters Union and Cesar Chavez’s Farm Workers Union, with the AFL-CIO seeking to prevent ;Frank Fitzsimmons, the Teamsters’ president and President Nixon’s c...
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