Eyewitness: A Filmmaker's Memoir of the Chicano Movement

Overview

Jesus Salvador Trevino participated in and documented the most important events in the Mexican American civil rights movement of the late 1960's and early 1970's: the farm workers' strikes and boycotts, the Los Angeles school walk-outs, the Chicano Youth Conference in Denver, the New Mexico land grant movement, the Chicano moratorium against the Vietnam War, the founding of La Raza Unida Party, and the first incursion of Latinos into the media. Coming of age during the turmoil of the sixties, Trevino was on the ...
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Overview

Jesus Salvador Trevino participated in and documented the most important events in the Mexican American civil rights movement of the late 1960's and early 1970's: the farm workers' strikes and boycotts, the Los Angeles school walk-outs, the Chicano Youth Conference in Denver, the New Mexico land grant movement, the Chicano moratorium against the Vietnam War, the founding of La Raza Unida Party, and the first incursion of Latinos into the media. Coming of age during the turmoil of the sixties, Trevino was on the spot to record the struggles, to organize students and workers into the largest social and political movement in the history of Latino communities in the United States.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558853492
  • Publisher: Arte Publico Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Series: Hispanic Civil Rights Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xvii
Chapter 1 Walkout! 1
Chapter 2 Delano 27
Chapter 3 A Hidden History 39
Chapter 4 Adrift 54
Chapter 5 Sit-In! 68
Chapter 6 Denver Youth Conference 89
Chapter 7 Ahora! 110
Chapter 8 Chicano Moratorium 135
Chapter 9 The Salazar Inquest 147
Chapter 10 Soledad 176
Chapter 11 America Tropical 203
Chapter 12 Yo Soy Chicano 225
Chapter 13 New Forms, Old Visions 259
Chapter 14 La Raza Unida Party 279
Chapter 15 Accion Chicano 301
Chapter 16 El Teatro Campesino 325
Chapter 17 Infinity Factory 348
Chapter 18 The Road Ahead 364
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