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I'm "the heavy-handed UFW press relations chief who had to quietly resign," the one to whom Marc Cooper refers in his latest attack on Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers ("Marc Cooper on the Fate of Cesar Chavez's Dream," Truthdig, Nov. 13). Like most of the rest of his article, this claim is false.I'm "the heavy-handed UFW press relations chief who had to quietly resign," the one to whom Marc Cooper refers in his latest attack on Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers.

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In her important new book, Miriam Pawel chronicles how a movement to unionize farmworkers failed to realize its charismatic founder’s vision as his relatives turned a union into a family business.Miriam Pawel's new book chronicles how a charismatic leader's vision for farmworkers failed as his relatives turned a union into a family business.

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