San Francisco remembers maritime strike

July 5, 2009 6:39:53 PM PDT
A violent time in America's labor history was remembered Sunday in San Francisco.

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A procession was held to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco Maritime Strike.

The march marked the day known as "Bloody Thursday," when police clashed with striking workers. Riots erupted and two demonstrators were killed by police.

Sunday's procession is part of Labor Fest, which has events planned throughout the month of July.

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