Mimi Conway describes the present status of the unionization of textile workers in the South. She discusses how she became involved in the textile industry, why it is difficult to organize today, J. P. Stevens, what we can do to help, and how she came to write "Rise gonna rise: a portrait of Southern textile workers" (New York: Anchor Press, 1979). Interviewed by Dorothy Healey, KPFK. Contains sensitive language.
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