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Title Willie Velasquez : your vote is your voice / written and directed by Hector Galán ; produced by Hector Galán, Evelyn Ledesma Galán ; a co-production of Hector Galán / Galán Incorporated and Latino Public Broadcasting.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Media Room DVDs & Blu-rays  DVD B VELASQUEZ, WILLIE    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video rda
Biographical films. lcgft
System Details DVD.
Note Title from title screen.
Running time on container approx. 60 min. Actual running time approx. 54 min.
Wide screen 16x9.
Credits Executive producer for Latino Public Broadcasting, Sandie Viquez Pedlow ; editor, Justin Netti ; director of photography, Tom Taylor ; original music score, Joseph Julián González.
Performer Narrated by Luis Valdez.
Audience Rating: TV-PG.
Summary Political empowerment for Latinos in the United States has always been difficult. A Mexican-American butcher's son from Texas, Willie Velasquez questioned the lack of Latino representation in his city's government, propelling him into a lifelong battle to gain political equality for Latinos. This documentary examines obstacles Latinos had to overcome to obtain representation, and addresses issues facing Latinos today.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Velásquez, Willie.
Mexican Americans -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
Political activists -- United States -- Biography.
Mexican Americans -- Civil rights -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century.
Mexican Americans -- Suffrage -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century.
Southwest, New -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Southwest, New -- Ethnic relations.
Hispanic Americans -- Suffrage -- History -- 20th century.
Hispanic Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Hispanic Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Velázquez, Willie. (OCoLC)fst00343269
Civil rights workers. (OCoLC)fst00862721
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Hispanic Americans -- Civil rights. (OCoLC)fst00957534
Hispanic Americans -- Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst00957586
Hispanic Americans -- Suffrage. (OCoLC)fst00957613
Mexican Americans. (OCoLC)fst01019072
Mexican Americans -- Civil rights. (OCoLC)fst01019081
Mexican Americans -- Suffrage. (OCoLC)fst01019161
Political activists. (OCoLC)fst01069192
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Southwest, New. (OCoLC)fst01244556
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Biographical films. (OCoLC)fst01710277
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Nonfiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710269
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Velásquez, Willie.
Ledesma Galán, Evelyn, film producer.
Galán, Héctor, screenwriter, film director, film producer.
Valdez, Luis, narrator.
Netti, Justin, film editor.
Taylor, Tom (Cinematographer), cinematographer.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Galán Incorporated (Firm), production company.
Latino Public Broadcasting (Firm), production company.
KLRU (Television station : Austin, Tex.), production company.
Standard No. 841887030502
00841887030502 gtin-14
ISBN 9781627899123
Music No. WILV601 PBS
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