Episode #112 -- Cesar Chavez Ends Fast Thursday, August 21, 2008.  Twenty years ago today, farm labor leader Cesar Chavez ended a water-only fast after 36 days.  I take a look at Chavez, his fast, and his legacy, as well as several issues that were part of his life's work -- the plight of farm workers and the ongoing controversy over immigration.

Our theme music is composed and performed by Marc Rose.


Direct download: 20yearsago_112_082108.mp3
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