Sound recording of interview with Fred D. Fletcher (b. 1920) conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Gives his recollections of the
San Francisco Examiner and News-Call Bulletin merger of 1965 and the San Francisco newspaper strike of 1968.
Official, Bay Area Newspaper Guild, 1952-1981; grew up in San Francisco and Palo Alto; joined Pile Drivers Local 34, 1941;
worked as a reporter for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 1948-1958; worked as principal organizer of the Bay Area Newspaper
Guild Local 52, 1949-1952; served as an officer for the Guild (including a stint as president), 1952-1981; elected at-large
vice president of the California Labor Federation, 1963.
15 audio cassettes
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