The Lemon Grove incident

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  • Creator KPBS-TV ; producer, writer, Paul Espinosa ; director, Frank Christopher
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York, N.Y. : Cinema Guild, 1985.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color + 1 script + publicity articles
  • OCLC ocm18015010
  • Credits
    • Bill Brinsfield, Navarre Perry, Ann Richardson, Gail West, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Leon Singer, Luisa Vargas, Doug Jacobs ; narrator, Harold Cannon
    • Photographer, Russ Carpenter ; film editor, Frank Christopher


  • Focusing on one of the earliest school desegregation cases, uses dramatizations, archival footage, and recollections of witnesses to examine the response of the Mexican-American community in Lemon Grove, Calif., to a 1930 school board attempt to create a segregated Mexican school in the district.


  • In English and Spanish with English subtitles.
  • Title from data sheet.
  • Issued as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta 1/2 in. or VHS 1/2 in.
  • Issued also as motion picture.
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