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Willie Velasquez : your vote is your voice

Call Number

  • DVD 921 V434W (CEN, EAS, POW)

Languages

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Narrator, Luis Valdez.

Publication Information

[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2016]

Summary

Title from container.

Originally broadcast on PBS in 2016.

Political empowerment for Latinos in the United States has always been difficult. A Mexican-American butcher's son from Texas, Willie Velasquez questioned the lack of Latino representation in his city's government, propelling him into a lifelong battle to gain political equality for Latinos. This documentary examines obstacles Latinos had to overcome to obtain representation, and addresses issues facing Latinos today.

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