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Radiozine on 08/29/12

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Wed, 08/29/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Treasures From The KBOO Archives: Cesar Chavez, Farmworkers And The Grape Boycott

Treasures from the KBOO Archives: César Chávez

César Estrada Chávez was co-founder and leader of the United Farmworkers Union. From the 1950s until his death in 1993, he was an eloquent spokesman for economic justice for those who provide us with the food we eat. In 1974, at the height of the boycott of grapes, lettuce and Gallo wine, César Chávez came to Portland and spoke at Reed College.

The photo of the painting, César Chávez, 1969 by Manuel Acosta, Oil on canvas, photographed by cliff1066

 

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