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Thanks for reaching out. The Chicano Moratorium held on August 29, 1970. It was a protest march by the Chicano/Mexican communities in East Los Angeles. What started as a peaceful protest march ended up as being a violent clash between protesters and the police. Looking for pictures, documents, media documents etc. on this subject matter.
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and locate the series Classification 44 (Civil Rights) Headquarters Case Files, 1/1/1920 - 12/31/1987 in the Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Record Group 65) that includes the file unit 44-47789, California (1971) National Chicano Moratorium Committee. For more information about this file unit, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) at email@example.com.
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We suggest that you contact the Los Angeles Police Department for any records they may have about the March and the police response.
Lastly, we searched the internet and located these articles/interviews titled Police Versus the Chicano Moratorium March of 1970; The Chicano Moratorium; Aug. 29, 1970: Chicano Moratorium and Murder of Journalist Ruben Salazar; and A Loss of Innocence.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!
Thank you so much Ms. Collier for the information!