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Willie Velasquez, your vote is your voice, written and directed by Hector Galán ; produced by Hector Galán, Evelyn Ledesma Galán ; a co-production of Hector Galán / Galán Incorporated and Latino Public Broadcasting

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Willie Velasquez, your vote is your voice, written and directed by Hector Galán ; produced by Hector Galán, Evelyn Ledesma Galán ; a co-production of Hector Galán / Galán Incorporated and Latino Public Broadcasting
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rating: TV-PG
Main title
Willie Velasquez
Oclc number
960912654
Responsibility statement
written and directed by Hector Galán ; produced by Hector Galán, Evelyn Ledesma Galán ; a co-production of Hector Galán / Galán Incorporated and Latino Public Broadcasting
Runtime
60
Series statement
WGBY DVD Collection
Sub title
your vote is your voice
Summary
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
Table Of Contents
The right to elect -- A first taste of politics -- The farm worker's strike -- Mayo -- Southwest voter -- Courting the Latino vote -- An enormous contribution
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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