Writers Take Kids to Picket Lines


Picketing was hard work for hundreds of protesters who got cranky and needed naps Monday, so they put down their hand-scribbled signs and made their parents take them home.Striking Hollywood writers toted their kids to picket lines outside studios to teach them lessons about residuals and payments for shows offered on the Internet.

The issues in the weeklong labor dispute between the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers were clear for 11-year-old Joey Shapiro.

"I'm all for my dad," he said outside the Walt Disney Studios.

(Source: The Associated Press)


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