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Session #22
Interviewee: Moe Foner
Interviewer: Dan North
Place: New York, New York
Date: March 5, 2001

Q:

This is Dan North interviewing Moe Foner on March 5, 2001.

Foner:

This is Moe Foner continuing the oral history interview.

Q:

In the late 1980s, 1199 started work organizing home-care workers, and the general mood of that effort was in some ways reminiscent, I would think, of the organizing of hospital workers in 1959, with the crusade to organize low-paid, exploited, forgotten workers who, until that point, had been ignored by the labor movement. Do you want to start in there at that point telling us about how [cross talk]



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