Book Discussion on Beyond the Fields

Randy Shaw talked about his book Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century (University of… read more

Randy Shaw talked about his book Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century (University of California Press; September 17, 2008). In his book he presents a history of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers (UFW). Mr. Shaw talked about the role of the UFW as a model in grassroots organization, specifically unionization efforts, and in social justice movements. He also talked about the state of American labor, immigrant rights, and the ascendancy of Latinos in politics. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Beyond the Fields

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 23, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 8, 2009

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  • May 23, 2009 | 9:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 07, 2009 | 5:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 08, 2009 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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