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Fight in the Fields: Behind the Scenes
Here is a selection of audio files in English and Spanish that were made as part of the research for the PBS film Fight in the Fields.

History of the United Farm Workers
In addition to biographies of César Chávez, Dolores Huerta, and Arturo Rodriguez, this site has a summary of the history and actions of the UFW.

Si Se Puede! César E. Chávez and His Legacy
Based on a 1996 exhibit on Chávez at UCLA, this site provides a chronology, quotes from Chavez, and a brief biography.

Viva César E. Chávez
This is a rich site with speeches, photos, interviews and documents related to Chávez' life and work.

Dolores Huerta: The UFW's Grand Lady of Steel
This site has a biography, speeches and other material on the Dolores Huerta who was co founder of United Farm Workers. She was named "Woman of the Year" in 1998.

The History of the Border: Timeline
This section of the PBS Website on U.S.-Mexican Border history features an interactive timeline (that you can use to find out more about the history of the border), a text timeline featuring important dates and events of the region (including fuller descriptions of key aspects of border life), a morphing map showing how the border lines have changed throughout history, and a list of other Web sites that can lead you to more information about the border