1965

FILIPINO AMERICAN LIVES
Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers/Jeepney

 

Learn the story of farm labor organizer Larry Itliong and a group of Filipino farm workers who instigated The Delano Grape Strike of 1965, which brought about the creation of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW). While the movement is known for Cesar Chavez’s leadership and considered a Chicano movement, Filipinos played a pivotal role.

 

Then, Jeepney follows artists, drivers and passengers of the famed ornate transportation vehicles in the Philippines.

 

1965 – 1967 Rock Rewind


The 1960s was a period of massive social and political upheaval in America. While many of these changes were reflected in the popular songs of the era, performers also sang of fun, romance and good times. Iconic actor Adam West, star of the iconic 60s TV series “Batman,” hosts this special filled with archival performances of hits that still resonate nearly half a century later. Featured artists include The Beach Boys, The Association, The Righteous Brothers, The Box Tops, The Rascals and more.