ERIC Number: ED118323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jan-11
Reference Count: N/A
Farmworkers in Rural America, 1971-1972: Part 3A, Land Ownership, Use, and Distribution. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, 92d Congress, 1st and 2d Sessions, January 11, 1972, San Francisco, Calif.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
On January 11, 1972, the subcommittee heard further testimony on land ownership, use, and distribution in rural America. Witnesses gave testimony on: (1) Land ownership in California and the Nation; (2) the difficulties encountered in finding out who owns the land; (3) the implications of the continuing trend toward ever-higher concentration of land and economic and political Power in agriculture; (4) current developments in California agriculture from an historical perspective and their impact on farmworkers, farmers, and others affected by it; (5) the extent to which government policies and programs were meeting and serving the needs of all people in rural American; (6) the ecological and environmental implications of present and projected land ownership and use patterns; (7) rural-urban migration: and (8) the Federal tax laws pertaining to agriculture and migratory labor. Among the witnesses were attorneys, journalists, and representatives from the Agribusiness Accountability Project, the Bank of America in San Francisco, the Rand Corporation, and the California AFL-CIO. (NQ)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Identifiers - Location: California