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The Assassination of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes

In the late 80’s, the Ferdinand Marcos regime was convicted of a wrongful death action that revealed the involvement of  planning, execution and cover-up of the assassinations of two Seattle labor leaders, Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes. Find out how these Seattle sons posed a threat to the Marcos government.

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Carlos Bulosan and Filipino American Activism

We have a very rich history of labor union activity in the Pacific Northwest.  We highlight Carlos Bulosan and the immigrant Filipino and Filipino American labor organizing community.

News Director, Sonya Green interviews the following guests at the KBCS studios:

An exhibit on Carlos Bulosan, “Author, Poet and Worker: The World of Carlos Bulosan” is currently running at the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.  It ends on March 13.

Other links mentioned:

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

University of Washington Special Collections all digitized materials relating to Carlos Bulosan

Labor Archives of Washington, special topical section on Cannery Worker Unionism

Details on the Carlos Bulosan exhibit at the University of Washington