The Chicano Riot

September 1970
Time;9/7/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 10, p19
The article offers information on the Chicano riots. It mentions that quiet rally of around 7, 000 Mexican Americans against the war in Vietnam, which took place in Los Angeles, California ended in violence and tragedy. It mentions that trouble in the rally started after a liquor store was jammed and the customers did not pay for their purchase leading to the use tear-gas grenades by police. According to Los Angeles Bureau Chief Don Neff tear-gas grenades were used to control the protestors.


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