Episode 81: How U.S. Media Pits Labor and Climate Activists Against Each Other

Citations Needed | July 3, 2019 | Transcript

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Pro-Nixon construction workers riot in Lower Manhattan in May 1970, attacking students and anti-war activists protesting the Vietnam War, bombing of Cambodia and the fatal shootings at Kent State.
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Construction workers attack students outside Federal Hall on Wall Street on May 8, 1970. (Credit: AP)
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Following the so-called ‘Hard Hat Riots’ of May 1970, President Richard Nixon thanked the construction workers for their support and was presented with a commemorative hard hat in return.
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