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At union headquarters.
Yes. This television channel has selected, the producer, one of
our members from Beth Israel who they are filming him at work, at his
home, in the gallery, and one other place, and interviewing him, and it
will be a piece that will run on Metro television.
And what channel is that?
That's an access channel. We don't have the exact date, but as
soon as we know, we're going to get the word out. They're also doing
another piece --
How did that come about?
Esther Cohen. She's a remarkable person.
She's the creative director.
For Bread and Roses.
Knows people who know people, and we got to this person
through her, and this person became very interested, and she's the
head of the channel. So she did that. She's doing another work. And
she's also doing a half-hour television program on Bread and Roses
following, you know, every different project we've got to be there, and
it'll end up as a twenty-six-minute TV program available to the public.
Since I spoke with you, we have developed -- Esther met on Saturday
morning with somebody from the Steel Union's Institute on Education.
It's an organization that they set up that has resulted in the
publication of books of work by steel workers, poetry, prose. He was
here on Saturday, met with Esther, learned about Unseen America,
and said he's going to go back to Pittsburgh and arrange that in the
steel union they will set up workshops similar to ours about steel
Similarly, at the meeting was Molly Ivins, who's a friend of his, and
Molly Ivins got excited about Unseen America and said that when she
goes back to Texas, she wants to organize workshops on Unseen
America through unions and other groups she deals with. Another
person from Canada wants to do it, and the way I know it's legitimate
is that J.J. Johnson's wife works for this guy from the steel workers
and told me that everything he said he can do.
J.J. Johnson is the editor of --
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