Photographer Documented Cesar Chavez And The Farm Worker Movement

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — In early 1981, photographer Victor Alemán began a working relationship with Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers, a collaboration that lasted 10 years.  Laura Diaz interviews  the photographer about his body of work.

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  1. Xiaolin huang says:

    What a great photographer! He should get a reward for the great work!

  2. David Ge says:

    Such precious images! Brought us a lot of memories. I am touched and tears to my eyes.

  3. Mike says:

    These photos are voice of farm woekers. They are worth a million words, and the main word would be”LOVE”. So powerful and touched our hearts!

  4. Saber 1 says:

    Honest working people, right. They don’t pay taxes, use out resources and ship the money they earned here to mexico. Yes, very touching in the wallet.

  5. Los campos says:

    saber 1, and why don’t you try their work? You won’t last a day! Have you been born in proverty? No, you haven’t, Are you supposed to wait 5 years for papers while your family starves???? its too hard to get papers

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