Danny Glover joins tour supporting union manufacturing workers

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — Actor Danny Glover joined labor, political and civil-rights leaders on one of the first stops of a four-day, 11-state tour supporting U.S. manufacturing workers.

The ‘Lethal Weapon’ star told a crowd of mainly union workers Monday in the Detroit suburb of Hamtramck (Ham-TRAM’-ehk) the ‘deindustrialization of the nation’ began in Michigan, and its workers can be ‘the architects of their own rescue.’

Glover, the son of union members, said he stands with those affected by plant closings.

The event also included the Rev. Jesse Jackson, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and United Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard.

The 61-year-old actor said it would be his only appearance because he has to return to Los Angeles for work.

See ‘Keep It Made in America Tour: Stand up & fight for jobs, communities’ .


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