The Resource Chicano! : the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement, Episode 3, Taking back the schools

Chicano! : the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement, Episode 3, Taking back the schools

Label
Chicano! : the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement, Episode 3, Taking back the schools
Title
Chicano!
Title remainder
the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement
Title number
Episode 3
Title part
Taking back the schools
Contributor
Distributor
Film director
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It covers the Los Angeles high school blow outs of 1968 thoroughly and with passion. Part 3 is also likely to be the most interesting to students because they can witness young people their own age forcefully agitating for change. It is also striking because the catalysts for the walk outs--high drop out rate, crumbling schools, lack of Mexican American teachers--still resonate today. This segment is visually interesting as well because the filmmakers made a conscious effort to interview actual participants (which they do in all the segments). Here they actually go back and forth between a photo or video of a participant from the 1960s to that same person being interviewed today, and it is insightful to see how that individual changed in the intervening thirty years. For example, at one point the video discusses how the students were trying to garner outside support for their cause in order to legitimate it in the eyes of the school board. Robert Kennedy agrees to meet with student leaders and offer his support (he was running for president at the time and was in California to meet with Cesar Chavez), and we see a picture of Kennedy surrounded by student leaders. The camera then focuses on a young Harry Gamboa--one of the walk-out leaders--standing next to Kennedy and the video then fades away to a current day interview with him
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Gal?n Incorporated in 1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gal?n, H?ctor
  • Cisneros, Henry
  • Gal?n Incorporated (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
55
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  • Mexican Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Mexican Americans
  • Dropouts
  • Mexican American students
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican American youth
  • High school students
  • High school students
  • Mexican Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Dropouts
  • High school students
  • High school students
  • Mexican American students
  • Mexican American youth
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • California
  • California
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Chicano! : the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement, Episode 3, Taking back the schools
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Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (56 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1126029
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)971209298
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1126029
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Chicano! : the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement, Episode 3, Taking back the schools
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (56 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1126029
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)971209298
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1126029
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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