Media Reports

La Opinion reports on janitors’ preparation for a 1990 strike. Union members are shown practicing for civil disobedience. View full size. Translation.

History is in the news. Our media report libraries make it easy for you to follow the development of labor campaigns in Los Angeles over time. Click on the campaigns to view a bibliography of news reports from the Los Angeles Times, La Opinion, and other news outlets with links to full text versions.

The links in these collections take you to full-text databases owned by the commercial publisher ProQuest. To view the articles at no cost you will need to be in a public or college library that has a license, or use their VPN. The Los Angeles Public Library and UCLA Library provide access to these collections.

You can also browse a selection of TV news clips that are part of a larger collection of videos related to the Los Angeles labor movement.

Labor Studies and History students at UCLA are translating select news reports.

Print Media Reports, 1970s-2010