LABOR'S YOUTH BRIGADE

IN 1964 FREEDOM SUMMER VOLUNTEERS FLOODED THE SOUTH. NOW UNION SUMMER PUTS YOUNG ACTIVISTS ON THE JOB

Gladiola Campos, an effervescent sophomore at the University of Texas at Austin, found herself outside a Los Angeles hotel the other day handing leaflets to a busload of Japanese tourists. "Konnichi-wa," she greeted each one with a little bow. "Good day." The flyers urged the visitors to boycott the New Otani Hotel, which has been fighting a three-year union-organizing effort by its mostly Latino employees. And to reinforce the message, as soon as the tour bus closed its door, Campos and four other college students hopped inside a van and tailed it along the freeway. As the bewildered tourists emerged at...

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