Miriam Pawel 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 Valley Edition: March 25 - Drought in Mendota; Cesar Chavez Biography, Street Controversy; #SaveFFA http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-march-25-drought-mendota-cesar-chavez-biography-street-controversy-saveffa <p>This week on&nbsp;<a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition">Valley Edition</a>&nbsp;we discuss how&nbsp;the rural westside town of Mendota is prepping for the worst when it comes to the <a href="http://kvpr.org/post/voices-drought-mendota-mayor-prepares-worst">drought</a>, talk with the author of the new book <a href="http://crusadesofcesarchavez.com/">The Crusades of Cesar Chavez</a>, explore a 2o year old street naming controversy in Fresno revolving around Cesar Chavez and discuss <a href="https://twitter.com/californiaffa">the Future Farmers of America’s</a> fight to keep fundin Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:34:54 +0000 Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore 30216 at http://kvpr.org Valley Edition: March 25 - Drought in Mendota; Cesar Chavez Biography, Street Controversy; #SaveFFA