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Honoring the legacy of workers' rights advocate Cesar Chavez

by Take Two

The home of Cesar Chavez, which will become a national monument. Courtesy UFW

This morning, President Obama is heading to Keene, California, in the San Joaquin Valley where he'll pay tribute to the memory of Cesar Chavez.

Chavez's home and burial place, known as La Paz, will be designated a national monument.

This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the of the founding of the National Farm Workers Organization, which later became the United Farm Workers union.

For more on the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez, we're joined by Matt Garcia, author of the book "From the Jaws of Victory: the Triumph and Tragedy of Cesar Chavez and the Farm Worker Movement."

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