The United Farm Workers (UFW) 1,000 Mile March approaches Malibu, California, in the summer of 1975. César Chávez is visible in the second row of marchers. The march was a 59 day trek organized by the UFW, from the Mexican border at San Ysidro to Salinas and then from Sacramento south down the Central Valley to the UFW's La Paz headquarters at Keene, southeast of Bakersfield, California. Tens of thousands of farm workers marched and attended evening rallies to hear Chávez and organize their ranches.
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