To Die Standing: Cesar Chavez and the Chicanos

A look backward provides a glimpse ahead. The work done in the vineyards around Delano, California, in the years of the grape-pickers’ strike has fed the ferment now going on in city streets where MexicanAmericans who have “deserted the hoe for the car wash” are moved by the mystique of Chavez and the words of Zapata.