Don Edwards Literary Memorial

February 13, 2010

A Jon Lewis Photo Exhibit: “1966: Cesar Chavez and his NFWA” – Photo #13

Cesar Chavez Speaks With Senator Robert Kennedy

Cesar Chavez believed the politically powerful Kennedy family from Boston carried the torch of social justice for the poor. In the case of farmworkers, he was right. Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy were outspoken public advocates for the rights of farmworkers and they did much to focus national attention on their plight.

Filed under: JON LEWIS PHOTO EXHIBIT — LeRoy @ 3:20 am

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