Harry Gamboa Jr.

Chicano essayist, photographer, director and performance artist

Chicano essayist, photographer, director and performance artist

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On August 29, 1970, more than 20,000 demonstrators marched in East LA. The march was called The National Chicano Moratorium Against the Vietnam War.

The 1970 Chicano Moratorium bore activism, art, and rebellion

On August 29, 1970, more than 20,000 demonstrators marched in East LA. The march was called The National Chicano Moratorium Against the Vietnam War.

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Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

Bridges and Walls: LA River, part 1

Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

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