The company knew that there was something going to go on, but they wasn't sure, see? So they got a bunch of these goons, see, and they put them along the hallways you know? And when we struck, see, why, some of them got in to fight with the guys that was working on the machines right near the docks there, see? But, the fight didn't last very damn long, see? Hell, about three, four jumped on him and beat the hell out of him and he had to get the hell out of there, see?

Show Transcript Speaker: Alexander Reider. Interviewed by U-M Flint Labor History Project. Date of interview: 4-4-1980. Edited by Michael Van Dyke.

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