Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle (2013)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Race & Ethnicity, Social History, Tragedies & Catastrophes  |   Release Date - Apr 29, 2014 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 53 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A profile of pioneering Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar (1928-70), who was killed while covering a Chicano antiwar march in L.A. that morphed into a riot. The L.A. County Sheriff's Department deputy involved in the incident, Thomas Wilson, is among those interviewed. Insights into his life and work are provided by daughter Stephanie Salazar Cook; and former colleagues Bill Drummond, Bob Gibson, Guillermo Restrepo, Danny Villaneuva, and Boris Yaro.

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investigation, journalist, march [demonstration], Mexican-American, riot [uprising], tragedy