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in a textile factory. He says, “Okay. We'll get a grant. We'll come up
with a cost, and we'll add some money to it.” Because everything I do
now is not in the grant. I have to add to it. Okay.
At the same time, what is happening? A book is coming out -- “Rise,
Gonna Rise.” So we worked out that, and so -- I knew about that
before, and then we worked out the program, that Friday night
program, with Earl and Maureen, who was in that town, who happens
to be a major person in Mimi's book.
And in the textile union movement.
Right. So Maureen is there. So we have that evening, where we
sell books, and we're selling Earl's poster.
You charge two dollars.
Right. I remember someone from WBAI came. What's her
name? Margot Adler. She's now with National Public Radio. She does a
morning show on WBAI -- she did a report -- and is doing a show, and
they're taping it, and videotaping it. Then, another film is coming out.
What's the film? Norma Rae. Okay. That's an interesting film. I know
Marty Ritt. Marty Ritt and his wife come in. They're trying to promote
Norma Rae. I get a call from Faith Hubley. Faith says, “Marty's wife,
Adele, is here, and she wants to talk to you. Can you give her a
minute?” I say, “Sure.” So she gets on and she says, “Moe, we have
this film.” She says, “It's a wonderful film, but the producers don't
know what to do with it. They're not sure how it's going to go, what
kind of audience it's going to pull. Would you come and see it?” I said,
“Sure.” So I go to a screening. I see it. I say, “What a wonderful film!
You've got to extend the previews.” I start calling Maureen, and
everybody, the union people. “You've got to come see this film.” [Tape
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