Independent Lens

Dolores - Young Dolores Huerta Takes on Sacramento - Clip

Clip: Season 19 Episode 12 | 1m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film Dolores, we see how activist Dolores Huerta, when just starting out as a young community organizer in 1959, quickly made a name for herself as a lobbyist and fierce advocate for Latinos, immigration rights and labor justice. Her dedication helped get key legislation passed in Sacramento, at a time when California legislature was all white males.

Aired: 03/27/18

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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