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With 22 year-old Wodka at the Kawecki Berylco bargaining table (1970)

With 22 year-old Wodka at the Kawecki Berylco bargaining table (1970)

"There are these pictures of me with my friggin' hair down to my shoulders. I'm standing around a table, negotiating with the clean-cut company guys with crewcuts”



With antiwar Congressperson, Bella Abzug (1970)

With antiwar Congressperson, Bella Abzug (1970)

“Hawk or Dove, We are all Clay Pigeons”


Shell Strike (1973)

Shell Strike (1973)

"The lesson was that you had to organize a broad public-interest community -- because you don't defeat a company like Shell Oil alone on a picket line”


Ear to phone (1973)

Ear to phone (1973)

“Like Santa with an ear glued to the phone”


Karen Silkwood (1974)

Karen Silkwood (1974)

Karen Silkwood shortly before she was killed in the fall 1974.


Mazzocchi's wrecked car one month after Silkwood’s fatal car crash (1975)

Mazzocchi's wrecked car one month after Silkwood’s fatal car crash (1975)

“I felt okay, and all of a sudden I turn and I see the car laying on its side, totaled, the roof smashed down to the steering wheel”


With supporters of Karen Silkwood (1976)

With supporters of Karen Silkwood (1976)

Tony Mazzocchi wearing a "Supporters of Silkwood" button.


At a commencement address at the Harvard School of Public Health (1979)

At a commencement address at the Harvard School of Public Health (1979)

“My pitch to Harvard School of Public Health was, ‘Look, I’m a workers’ advocate. I’m biased. I’m not going to give you an objective picture. I’m here to give you a picture of how workers see the problem'”


With Steve Wodka at a Health and Safety meeting (1978)

With Steve Wodka at a Health and Safety meeting (1978)

“Steve was smart…thorough. I mean, the guy was meticulous”