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An organizer's tale : speeches

Author: Cesar Chavez; Ilan Stavans
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 2008.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This extensive collection of Chavez's speeches and writings chronicles his progression and development as a leader, and includes previously unpublished material.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Cesar Chavez; Cesar Chavez
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cesar Chavez; Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 9780143105268 0143105264
OCLC Number: 212375756
Description: xliv, 238 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: We shall overcome --
On the NFWA --
A penitential procession --
The plan of Delano --
An organizer's tale --
Recapping the mission --
Marcher --
An age of miracles --
Chicanos and the church --
After the fast --
Before the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare --
Good Friday letter --
Creative nonviolence --
Before the Senate --
The union and the strike --
Sharing the wealth --
No more cathedrals --
At Harvard --
Jesus's friendship --
An assortment of responses --
Forty acres --
Twenty days in jail --
Nothing has changed --
At Riverside Church --
At Exposition Park --
On money --
Why Delano --
To be a man is to suffer for others --
Do we exist? --
Regaining the strength --
Nan Freeman --
Juan de la Cruz --
In Coachella --
After a bus accident --
Before the automobile workers --
Martin Luther King Jr. I --
Martin Luther King Jr. II --
Rufino Contreras --
What is democracy? --
René López --
Before the 7th UFWA Constitutional Convention --
At the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco --
Wrath of grapes --
At Pacific Lutheran University --
On public schools --
Sal Si Puedes --
Juana Estrada Chavez --
Fred Ross.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Cesar Chavez ; edited with an introduction by Ilan Stavans.
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One of the important civil rights leaders in American history, Cesar Chavez was a firm believer in the principles of non-violence. Through his efforts, he helped achieve dignity, fair wages,  Read more...

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"[Cesar Chavez is] one of the heroic figures of our time." -Senator Robert F. Kennedy

 
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