1961

"S" curve opens with its long, graceful sweep. Fruit growers stunned. Storm in Peach Ridge area damages 400,000 bushels of apples. Strike hits General Motors plants across the nation. 120,000 workers walk out at Ford.

Union labor pledges "fair share" to the campaign. First "Loaned Executive" program begins with the loan of eight high-ranking executives from local business and industrial companies to campaign. Construction trades pilot a new program to get fair share pledge from workers who have more than one employer.