History of the Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement

National Airdate: April 12th & 19th, 1996



This four part landmark documentary series now a classic for Mexican American history of the U.S., chronicles the struggle for equality and social justice of the Mexican American community in the United States from 1965 to 1975. Produced from Austin Texas by Galán Productions, Inc. It features the Chicano land struggle, Cesar Chavez and the UFW, the Los Angeles High School Walk-outs and the creation of the political party La Raza Unida.


Episode 1: Quest for Homeland

Episode 2: The Struggle in the Fields

Episode 3: Taking Back the Schools

Episode 4: Fighting for Political Power



 1997 “Golden Eagle Award”

 1997 “Telly Award”

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