III-'Work!' Brings Cheers at Local 194's Hiring Hall" - Neil Henry - Washington Post

III-'Work!' Brings Cheers at Local 194's Hiring Hall" - Neil Henry - Washington Post

by: Neil Henry | publication date: April 29, 1980 | Publication: The Washington Post | pages: 1

"All right, you lousy, no-good, no-count, know nothin' sons of bitches," Cockeye barked, stepping over Sam's rusty bucket, shitting off a television game show with a quick flick of his thumb and facing the crowd of unemployed workers who glanced up from their poker hands in the Paca Street union hall and listened for the rest of what their grizzled labor leader had to say this rainy morning.

In the third article in "Down & Out," Henry writes about the difficulties of finding work for Baltimore's homeless.