author interviews http://kvpr.org en New Biography Paints Complex Picture Of Cesar Chavez http://kvpr.org/post/new-biography-paints-complex-picture-cesar-chavez <p>Charismatic, &nbsp;controversial, courageous and complicated. Those are just a few words that could sum up the life of the late civil rights leader and farm labor activist Cesar Chavez. Now over 20 years after his death, a new biography seeks to provide fresh insight into a man who is an inspiration for millions. The book is called <a href="http://crusadesofcesarchavez.com/">“The Crusades of Cesar Chavez”</a> by <a href="http://twitter.com/miriampawel">Miriam Pawel</a>, who joined us on Valley Edition to talk about Chavez the man and Chavez the myth.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 02:13:24 +0000 Joe Moore 30243 at http://kvpr.org New Biography Paints Complex Picture Of Cesar Chavez Author Interview: Seth Holmes Talks About Farmworkers' "Broken Bodies" http://kvpr.org/post/author-interview-seth-holmes-talks-about-farmworkers-broken-bodies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the House and Senate continue to struggle to find common ground on the issue of immigration reform, one University of California, Berkeley professor is working to bring new insights into a significant group of undocumented immigrants here in California and throughout the west – those who pick the food we eat every day.</span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 22:05:29 +0000 Joe Moore 20995 at http://kvpr.org Author Interview: Seth Holmes Talks About Farmworkers' "Broken Bodies" Author Interview: Tim Z. Hernandez Talks About New Novel, Kerouac's "Mexican Girl" http://kvpr.org/post/author-interview-tim-z-hernandez-talks-about-new-novel-kerouacs-mexican-girl <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Author Tim Z. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:35:40 +0000 Joe Moore 20679 at http://kvpr.org Author Interview: Tim Z. Hernandez Talks About New Novel, Kerouac's "Mexican Girl"