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The Resource The American Experience : Zoot Suit Riots, (videorecording)

The American Experience : Zoot Suit Riots, (videorecording)

Label
The American Experience : Zoot Suit Riots
Title
The American Experience
Title remainder
Zoot Suit Riots
Title variation
Zoot Suit Riots
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Racial tensions between the Anglo and Mexican American communities in Los Angeles, California erupted into violence after the conviction of Henry "Hank" Leyvas and seventeen other Mexican American youths for the murder of José Díaz in what was perceived as an unfair trial in 1943. Lorena Encinas, a witness to the murder, kept the real killer's identity a secret until the end of her life. Prominent members of the Los Angeles community worked to fund an appeal for the defendents, even as battles between unruly US Naval personnel and Mexican Americans rocked L.A.'s barrios. Surviving family members of the seventeen convicts, riot witnesses and members of the Sleepy Lagoon Defense Committee tell the story of the riots, which is highlighted by photographs of the riots, the trial and their participants
Cataloging source
SAT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Joseph Tovares; editor, James Rutenbeck; executive producer, Margaret Drain
PerformerNote
Narrator, Hector Elizondo; Guadalupe Leyvas, Rudy Leyvas, Eduardo O. Pagán, Elizabeth Escobedo, Alice Greenfield McGrath, Arthur Arenas, Theodore Encinas
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
Label
The American Experience : Zoot Suit Riots, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 videocassette (60 min.)
Isbn
9780780638211
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49398250
  • ucoclc49398250
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The American Experience : Zoot Suit Riots, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 videocassette (60 min.)
Isbn
9780780638211
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49398250
  • ucoclc49398250
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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