Justice for My People: The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Story

9780970659002: Justice for My People: The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Story
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This ninety-minute Public Television program chronicles the life of Dr. Hector P. Garcia - Mexican Revolution refugee, medical doctor of the slums, war veteran, civil rights activist and confidante of presidents. Through peaceful protest and legal recourse, he confronted the violators of the civil rights of his people. Twenty on-camera interviews feature scholars, contemporaries, and adversaries. Newsreels, photos and action video show Garcia's growing commitment to help gain "justice for his people." His fight is traced from Mathis, Texas to Washington D.C., and finally to the United Nations. Garcia's own recorded voice provides memorable insights into his life and character. The DVD version contains exclusive additional material not available on the broadcast version. Additional material includes: extra interview clips, speeches by Garcia, a look at the Dr. Hector P. Garcia archive, and features on the making of the documentary.

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