The "Legacy of Rubén Salazar: A Man of His Words, a Man of His Time" exhibit will showcase key aspects of Rubén Salazar's life, career and their social context. The exhibit will include articles Salazar authored regarding education, police-community relations in East Los Angeles, agricultural labor, and his transition from a Mexican American reporter to a columnist who explained the triumphs and frustrations of the Chicano community. Also included is a photo slideshow and a video montage about the Chicano Movement and Rubén Salazar.
Rubén Salazar was an accomplished journalist, foreign correspondent and columnist for the Los Angeles Times and news director for Spanish-language KMEX-TV. He was killed by a tear-gas missile fired by a Sheriff's Department deputy in East Los Angeles during the National Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War on Aug. 29, 1970.
Sponsored by: The Chican@ Latin@ University Association and the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State L.A.
Monday, October 27, 2014 to Friday, March 27, 2015
Cal State L.A. JFK Memorial Library, first-floor exhibit area 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032