Description: Official, Bay Area Newspaper Guild, 1952-1981; grew up in San Francisco and Palo Alto; joined Pile Drivers Local 34, 1941; worked as a reporter for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 1948-1958; worked as principal organizer of the Bay Area Newspaper Guild Local 52, 1949-1952; served as an officer for the Guild (including a stint as president), 1952-1981; elected at-large vice president of the California Labor Federation, 1963; gives his recollections of the San Francisco Examiner and News-Call Bulletin merger of 1965 and the San Francisco newspaper strike of 1968.
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Interviewer: Schwartz, Harvey Interviewee: Fletcher, Fred D., 1920-
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