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Author Bender, Steven.

Title One night in America : Robert Kennedy, César Chávez, and the dream of dignity / Steven W. Bender.

Imprint Boulder, CO : Paradigm Publishers, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    305.562 BEN    Available
Description xii, 243 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-228) and index.
Contents A friendship cut short -- Viva (John) Kennedy -- Viva la huelga -- César's fast and deeds of love -- Viva (Bobby) Kennedy -- One night in America -- The dream of dignity survives -- Aftermath -- Viva la causa : rural Latinos and the farm worker movement -- Viva la raza : urban Latinos and the Chicano movement -- Vietnam and Mexican Americans : patriotism and protest -- Latinos and poverty -- Immigration : walls and wages -- Lessons from 1968 : Latino politics today -- Latinos and national politics -- Mexican Americans and the Catholic Church -- Mexican Americans and the civil rights movement -- Looking ahead : the future of the Democratic Party and immigration reform.
Subject Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 -- Friends and associates.
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 -- Friends and associates.
Mexican American agricultural laborers -- California -- History -- 20th century.
Mexican Americans -- California -- Social conditions.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
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