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LOS ANGELES—Francisco Balderrama at Washington Irving Branch Library

October 12 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm

LOS ANGELES—On Saturday, October 12 at 3 pm at the Washington Irving Branch Library, historian Francisco Balderrama will be discussing his book Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s, and its pertinence to today’s immigration issues. Balderrama’s work explores the unconstitutional deportation of Mexican Americans during the Great Depression. During this forced removal, known as Repatriation, the U.S. government deported approximately 2 million people, 60% of which were U.S. Citizens and legal residents. Dr. Balderrama will be signing copies of his book afterwards.

Free books while supplies last! 

  • Washington Irving Branch Library
    4117 W Washington Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90018
  • Library and parking lot are ADA accessible.

For more information, go to https://www.lapl.org/branches/washington-irving

This program is supported by California Humanities through a Library Innovation Lab Grant.

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Date:
October 12
Time:
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.lapl.org/branches/washington-irving

Venue

Washington Irving Branch Library
4117 W Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles,, CA 90018 United States
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