The Fight in the Fields

The Fight in the Fields

Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers' Struggle

DVD - 2003
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The story of Cesar Chavez, founder of the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers. Examines the grape and lettuce boycotts and the non-violent movements of the 1960s and 1970s; these confronted conservative politicians and the Teamsters Union and inspired Chicano activism. Uses archival footage, newsreels, and contemporary interviews with activists, politicians, and Chavez family members
Publisher: New York : Cinema Guild, 2003
Characteristics: 1 videocassette (116 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in


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