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A class apart : a Mexican American civil rights story

Author: Carlos Sandoval, (Producer and director); Edward James Olmos; PBS Home Video.; Independent Television Service.; Latino Public Broadcasting (Firm)
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the struggles of Mexican Americans during the post-World War II era of United States history, focusing on the landmark 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas. Lean how a small-town murder trial evolved into a landmark civil rights case that changed the lives and legal standings of tens of millions of Americans.
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Named Person: Peter Hernǹdez
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Sandoval, (Producer and director); Edward James Olmos; PBS Home Video.; Independent Television Service.; Latino Public Broadcasting (Firm)
ISBN: 0793670403 9780793670406
OCLC Number: 776983066
Language Note: Closed-captioned. In English or Spanish.
Notes: As seen on the television show: American Experience.
DVD features include making-of featurette, photo gallery, and bonus scenes.
Credits: Edited by Aaron Vega; director of photography, Allan Moore; original music, Steven Schoenberg.
Performer(s): Narrator, Edward James Olmos.
Target Audience: Grade 7 to Adult.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby surround.
Other Titles: Mexican American civil rights story
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of Camino Bluff Productions, Inc. and the Independent Television Services, in association with Latino Public Broadcasting ; produced and directed by Carlos Sandoval and Peter Miller.

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Examines the struggles of Mexican Americans during the post-World War II era of United States history, focusing on the landmark 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas. Lean how a small-town murder trial evolved into a landmark civil rights case that changed the lives and legal standings of tens of millions of Americans.

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