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This search engine has been designed to facilitate searching through the content of the Flint Sit-Down Strike audio recordings. When you enter your key word(s) or phrase, the application will search across the metadata associated with the digital audio file as well as its transcript for very accurate results.

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Peter Schmitz discusses the problems with the new Committee System in the plant following the strikes.
Peter Schmitz remembers his experiences as a dishwasher for the Fisher 1 sit-down strikers.
Peter Schmitz says that the general public was caught by surprise when the strike occurred.

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