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The fight in the fields : Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers' struggle

Author: Ray TellesRick Tejada-FloresHenry DarrowEthel KennedyJerry BrownAll authors
Publisher: New York : Distributed by Cinema Guild, ©2007, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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; they confronted conservative politicians and the Teamsters Union and inspired Chicano activism. Uses archival footage, newsreels, and contemporary interviews with activists, politicians, and Chavez family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Biography
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: Cesar Chavez; Cesar Chavez; Cesar Chavez; Cesar Chavez
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Telles; Rick Tejada-Flores; Henry Darrow; Ethel Kennedy; Jerry Brown; Dolores Huerta; Vicente Franco; Herb Ferrette; Pete Sears; Paradigm Productions.; Independent Television Service.; Cinema Guild.
ISBN: 0781512395 9780781512398 0781507235 9780781507233
OCLC Number: 212080181
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Warning: This DVD may not play on all DVD players.
Originally broadcast on PBS as a documentary in 1996.
Credits: Camera, Vicente Franco ; editor, Herb Ferrette ; music, Pete Sears.
Performer(s): Narrator, Henry Darrow ; Interviewees, Ethel Kennedy, Jerry Brown, Dolores Huerta, Chavez' brother, sister, son and daughter.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; NTSC; all regions.
Other Titles: Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers' struggle
Responsibility: a production of Paradigm Productions Inc. in association with Independent Television Service ; produced and directed by Ray Telles, Rick Tejada-Flores.
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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; they 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.

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