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President Obama to dedicate Cesar Chavez monument near Bakersfield

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

President Obama travels Monday to the town of Keene, in the Tehachapi foothills east of Bakersfield, to dedicate a national monument to Cesar Chavez at the labor leader’s gravesite and former home. The 187-acre site, known as La Paz, is where Chavez ran the United Farm Workers union and lived from the early ‘70s until his death in 1993. Fresno Bee


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