"Harvest of Shame" - Edward R. Murrow - CBS News

"Harvest of Shame" - Edward R. Murrow - CBS News

by: Edward R. Murrow | publication date: November 25, 1960 | Publication: CBS News |

"Only in name are they not a slave," said Rev. Michael Cassidy in the original documentary. "But in the way they are treated, they are worse than slaves."C

Peabody-award winning migrant worker documentary (not undercover but influential to subsequent undercover efforts ). It aired the day after Thanksgiving "to shock the consciousness of the nation," its producer said.