Helen Chavez Reads Statement to Press

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KPIX Eyewitness News report from December 5th 1970 in Salinas (Monterey County, CA) featuring views of United Farm Worker members keeping a vigil outside the jail where their leader Cesar Chavez is detained. Also includes scenes of his wife Helen Chavez reading a statement from Cesar to reporters, in which he explains: "I am prepared to pay the price for civil disobedience. I am still very committed; not bitter at all." She goes on to confirm that Cesar is in fine spirits and she's just given him a book about Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to read.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
12/5/1970
Recording medium
16mm color, magnetic sound film
1:37
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 103848
Views
2205

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