The Strange Case of Pablo Chapa

Mexico’s President Ernesto Zedillo is campaigning for equal justice before the law in his country. Good luck to him. He and his fellow Mexicans will need all the luck they can get if he acts as he has so far in the case of Raúl Salinas de Gortari. This is …

An American in Cuba

Four Men: Living the Revolution, An Oral History of Contemporary Cuba

by Oscar Lewis and Ruth M. Lewis and Susan M. Rigdon
It is a great danger for everyone when what is shocking changes. —Graham Greene, Our Man in Havana Like all modern revolutions, the Cuban Revolution has attracted intellectuals—and buffaloed them. The most bewildered have often been liberal social scientists in Europe and the United States. The latest to …

A Special Supplement: The Chicanos

Forty Acres: Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workers

by Mark Day

Barrio Boy

by Ernesto Galarza
Seventy years ago there were no “Mexican Americans.” There were people in the Southwest who were somehow both from Mexico and natives of the United States. But in the view of the regular Americans who knew them best, the transplanted Easterners, Midwesterners, Southerners, Irish, Italians, Jews, and Chinese busy Americanizing …