The Forgotten Filipino-Americans Who Led the '65 Delano Grape Strike
Fifty years ago, a historic strike in California's Central Valley vineyards set in motion the most significant campaign in modern labor history: the farmworker movement. While the United Farm Workers and Cesar Chavez are widely known for leading the Delano Grape Strike and prompting an international boycott of table grapes, the origins of that movement are rarely discussed. On the night of Sept. 7, 1965, farmworkers voted to go on strike the next day. They were almost all Filipino.
'Blue,' A New Book Looks at the History of the LAPD
Police shootings of unarmed black men, cell phone videos capturing all kinds of bad behavior by cops from Los Angeles to Ferguson, Staten Island and down to South Carolina -- it's all changing the way many Americans see law enforcement. In 1992, Los Angeles exploded into riots after four LAPD cops were acquitted of beating Rodney King. As the chaos spread, the police were mostly missing in action. Hard-nosed police Chief Darryl Gates stepped down, and his departure began a stop-and-start effort to reform the LAPD. We talk with journalist Joe Domanick, who captures that history in the new book "Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing."
Love in the Digital Age: Jorge & Magda, a Marriage via Facetime
Imagine a married couple separated by the Mexican border and U.S. immigration law. They can't be with each other for 10 years because she overstayed her visa. He's in San Jose. She's outside of Guadalajara. They stay connected with FaceTime. It's the first part of a special new series called "Love in the Digital Age," focusing on intimate, first person stories involving love and technology.