Truman Moore

  • Slaves for Rent: The Shame of American Farming

    The price we pay for agricultural prosperityfor crowded supermarkets and the highest standard of living in the worldis the heartless exploitation of millions of itinerant farm workers. Truman Moore, a twenty-nine-year-old free-lance writer-photographer, a graduate of the University of North Carolina, spent four years traveling the migrant streams and talking with growers,union officials, ministers, social workers,and the migrants themselves. The article following is drawn from his book THE SLAVES WE RENT,which Random House will publish later this month.