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Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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Pelicans soar across the water in front of the San Francisco skyline.
Topics: pelicans, SF Bay, waterfront
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In February 2020, Pluto Press published Hidden San Francisco: The Guide to Lost Landscapes, Unsung Heroes, and Radical Histories by Chris Carlsson. This video, on the surprising role of the United Farmworkers Union in getting DDT banned, is the 6th of a baker's dozen of "stops" (there are 85 "stops" in four themed chapters, and an additional 44 "stops" in five walking tours in the appendix) turned into short videos. I hope it will whet your appetite for both buying...
Topics: pesticides, UFW, Mexican-American, Filipino-American, organizing, California agriculture, organic...
Shaping San Francisco
by Chris Carlsson
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Herb Mills, former secretary-treasurer of ILWU Local 10, describes the lost landscape and culture of the old waterfront in San Francisco.
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Topics: waterfront, ILWU, working class culture
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Footage shot from a canoe ride under the Bay Bridge takes a look back at the San Francisco waterfront from under the bridge.
Topics: Bay Bridge, SF Bay, waterfront
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canoeing under the piers along San Francisco's waterfront.
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Topics: waterfront, Piers, canoe