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LA Times | Writings on The Chicano Moratorium

On Aug. 29, 1970, more than 20,000 demonstrators marched through East Los Angeles for the National Chicano Moratorium Against the Vietnam War. But the protest for peace devolved into conflict between demonstrators and sheriff’s deputies. By day’s end, hundreds were arrested and trailblazing Latino journalist Ruben Salazar was dead.

To commemorate the march’s 50th anniversary, the LA Times has launched a website to house stories and articles which give context to the movement and its still reverberating effects.

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