Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta

Civil rights activist and labor leader Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United Farm Workers (UFW) with Cesar Chavez in the 1960s, talked… read more

Civil rights activist and labor leader Dolores Huerta, who co-founded the United Farm Workers (UFW) with Cesar Chavez in the 1960s, talked about how they fought to improve working conditions for field laborers in California. She also spoke about her career as an activist and her role in activism today.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Bakersfield, California, from June 3-7 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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Jul 7, 2013

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  • Jul 07, 2013 | 1:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2013 | 5:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2013 | 9:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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