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Cesar Chavez

Author: Schlessinger Media.; Library Video Company.; JWM Productions.
Publisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005.
Series: Great Americans for children.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Cesar Chavez overcame huge obstacles, including extreme poverty and the prejudice that he experienced as a Hispanic American and a migrant farmer, to achieve his goal of helping to organize the first successful union for America's farm workers. As a union activist, he promoted the use of nonviolent strikes, boycotts and protests to help farm workers obtain better pay and working conditions, and forever changed the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Children's films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Juvenile films
Named Person: Cesar Chavez
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Schlessinger Media.; Library Video Company.; JWM Productions.
ISBN: 1417102721 9781417102723
OCLC Number: 61835794
Language Note: Closed captioned. Soundtrack in English and Spanish.
Notes: Special features include: discussion questions and activities.
Credits: Directors of photography, Rich Confalone, Ryan Smith ; editor, Kelli E. Boyd ; music, Clean Cuts Music Library.
Performer(s): Host, Jan Johns.
Target Audience: Grades K-4.
Description: 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide.
Details: DVD; all regions; NTSC.
Series Title: Great Americans for children.
Responsibility: a production of Schlessinger Media, a division of Library Video Company ; produced by JWM Productions.

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"Cesar Chavez overcame huge obstacles, including extreme poverty and the prejudice that he experienced as a Hispanic American and a migrant farmer, to achieve his goal of helping to organize the first successful union for America's farm workers. As a union activist, he promoted the use of nonviolent strikes, boycotts and protests to help farm workers obtain better pay and working conditions, and forever changed the relationship between farm owners and workers. In this fascinating portrait, kids will examine the life of this dedicated labor leader, whose determination to help others gave thousands a voice and the power to change things for the better in this country"--Container.

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