The Flint Sit-Down Strike Audio Presentation


He come home one night and, uh, it was a couple nights before the sit in and he says don't be suprised if I don't come home, uh, one of these nights. And I said, said well why? And, uh, he said well, he said because, he says don't tell anybody, but he says we're fighting it we're gonna take over the plant and make them, uh, form, let us form a union, because he says its the only way we're going to win and he said that somebody might get killed there, but he says if I'm one of them I'm fighting for the, for um a good cause.

Well I knew it, but uh, that he was doing that, but he warned me not to and then when he didn't come home I wondered and wondered and I thought oh well and then I heard... somebody had called me and said that they had taken over the shop, there's a sit in and the police are down there and everything.

Show Transcript Speaker: Rollin Moon. Interviewed by U-M Flint Labor History Project. Date of interview: 5-10-1979. Edited by Michael Van Dyke.

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