Delano: The Story of the California Grape Strike

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University of California Press, 1971 - History - 202 pages
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"In September 1965, Filipino and Mexican American farm workers went on strike against grape growers in and around Delano, California. More than a labor dispute, the strike became a movement for social justice that helped redefine Latino and American politics. The strike also catapulted its leader, Cesar Chavez, into prominence as one of the most celebrated American political figures of the twentieth century. More than forty years after its original publication, Delano: The Story of the California Grape Strike, based on compelling first-hand reportage and interviews, retains both its freshness and its urgency in illuminating a moment of unusually significant social ferment." -- Book cover.
  

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
21
Section 4
57
Section 5
64
Section 6
77
Section 7
89
Section 8
100
Section 9
110
Section 10
127
Section 11
137
Section 12
146
Section 13
154
Section 14
168
Section 15
177
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About the author (1971)

John Gregory Dunne (1932-2003) was an novelist, screenwriter, and frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. Among his books are True Confessions and Playland. Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor of Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College.

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