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The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Struggle

tells the story of a man, a union, and a time when millions of Americans joined a just cause. The Fight in the Fields is a portrait of Cesar Chavez, the charismatic leader of the United Farmworkers Union (UFW), and the history and impact of the UFW. (Independent Television Service, National Endowment for the Humanities)

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Painting by Octavio Ocampo

Elegy for a hero

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