Break of Dawn

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Break of Dawn ★★½ 1988

Pedro J. Gonzalez (Chavez) is a veteran of Pancho Villa's army who takes his family and crosses into the U.S. Despite the Depression, he finds work at a radio station in L.A. and soon becomes a popular personality in the Latino community. But Gonzalez never leaves politics very far behind and his radical civil rights views lead to a political witchhunt that sends him to prison. 105m/C VHS, DVD . Oscar Chavez, Maria Rojo, Tony Plana, Peter Henry Schroeder, Pepe Serna, Kamala Lopez-Dawson; D: Isaac Artenstein; W: Isaac Artenstein; C: Stephen Lighthill; M: Mark Adler. TV