Organizer's Tale Speeches

ISBN-10: 0143105264
ISBN-13: 9780143105268
Edition: 2008
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

The first major collection of writings by civil rights leader Cesar Chavez One of the most important civil rights leaders in American history, Cesar Chavez was a firm believer in the principles of nonviolence, and he effectively employed peaceful tactics to further his cause. Through his efforts, he helped achieve dignity, fair wages, benefits, and humane working conditions for hundreds of thousands of farm workers. This extensive collection of Chavezs speeches and writings chronicles his progression and development as a leader, and includes previously unpublished material. From speeches to spread the word of the Delano Grape Strike to testimony before the House of Representatives about the hazards of pesticides, Chavez communicated in clear, direct language and motivated people everywhere with an unflagging commitment to his ideals.

Ilan Stavans is the author of "The Hispanic Condition", "The Riddle of Cantinflas", & "The One-Handed Pianist & Other Stories" as well as the editor of "The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories" & a dictionary of Spanglish, among other volumes. He has been a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee & the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship & the Latino Literature Prize, among other honors. He teaches at Amherst College.

Introduction
We Shall Overcome
On the NFWA
A Penitential Procession
The Plan of Delano
An Organizer's Tale
Recapping the Mission
Marcher
An Age of Miracles
Chicanos and the Church
After the Fast
Before the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare
Good Friday Letter
Creative Nonviolence
Before the House of Representatives
The Union and the Strike
Sharing the Wealth
No More Cathedrals
At Harvard
Jesus's Friendship
An Assortment of Responses
Forty Acres
Twenty Days in Jail
Nothing Has Changed
At Riverside Church
At Exposition Park
On Money
Why Delano
To Be a Man Is to Suffer for Others
Do We Exist?
Regaining the Strength
Nan Freeman
Juan de la Cruz
In Coachella
After a Bus Accident
Before the Automobile Workers
Martin Luther King Jr. I
Martin Luther King Jr. II
Rufino Contreras
What Is Democracy?
Rene Lopez
Before the 7th UFWA Constitutional Convention
At the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco
Wrath of Grapes
At Pacific Lutheran University
On Public Schools
Sal Si Puedes
Juana Estrada Chavez
Fred Ross
Aphorisms

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