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AFL-CIO PRESIDENT, SECRETARY-TREASURER RELEASE LETTER ON DEATH OF FARM WORKERS PRESIDENT

 WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- AFL-CIO President Lane Kirkland and Secretary-Treasurer Thomas R. Donahue released this letter on the death of Farm Workers President Cesar Chavez:
 We were deeply saddened to learn of Cesar's death.
 Cesar was an inspiration to generations of activists, to us trade unionists and countless others. His death is a tremendous loss to us all; we will miss him greatly.
 Always, Cesar conveyed hope and determination, especially to minority workers, in the daily struggle against injustice and hardship. The improved lives of millions of farm workers and their families will endure as a testimonial to Cesar and his life's work.
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 /CONTACT: Candice Johnson of the AFL-CIO, 202-637-5010/


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