Frank Bardacke

Frank Bardacke was active in the student and antiwar movements in Berkeley in the 1960s. He moved to California's Central Coast in 1970, worked for six seasons in the Salinas Valley fields, and taught at Watsonville Adult School for 25 years. He is the author of Trampling Out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers and Good Liberals and Great Blue Herons: Land, Labor and Politics in the Pajaro Valley, and was a translator of Shadows of Tender Fury: The Letters and Communiqués of Subcomandante Marcos and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation


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Waiting For Chavez: The Farm Workers Union and the Future of Labor Organizing


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