Don Edwards Literary Memorial

February 13, 2010

A Jon Lewis Photo Exhibit: “1966: Cesar Chavez and his NFWA” – Photo #14

Cesar Chavez Explains Route for March to Sacramento

Cesar Chavez knew the Delano strike could not be won with picket lines because the growers imported thousands of strikebreakers from the Mexican border. Chavez had to conjure up a way to transform the causeĀ  of the farmworker movement into the national spotlight. His first step was to organize a 300-mile march from Delano to the State Capitol in Sacramento to meet with the governor.

Filed under: JON LEWIS PHOTO EXHIBIT — LeRoy @ 3:10 am

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