Watch live: Obama announces monument to labor leader Chavez in California

By Kay Steiger
Monday, October 8, 2012 13:40 EDT
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President Barack Obama designates the California home of labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument.

The Los Angeles Times reported that this will be the first national monument dedicated to a contemporary Mexican American.

Watch live, broadcast on NBC News on Oct. 8.

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Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger is the managing editor of Raw Story. Her contributions have appeared in The American Prospect, The Atlantic, Campus Progress, The Guardian, In These Times, Jezebel, Religion Dispatches, RH Reality Check, and others. You can follow her on Twitter @kaysteiger.
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