This book tells it as it was and is now.
And no amount of hurt feelings changes the poor ethics and bad journalism, no matter what country, no matter the political climate, and there is no excuse for it.
The most interesting part of the book for me so far is the authors' in-depth look at Mexican families in the US in this period.
This book tells it as it was and is now. This happened prior to the concentrations of the Japanese Americans. At least the Japanese were allowed to stay in the USA. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard R. Velazquez
Nice book .. somewhat unbalanced however, the distinction between mexican nationals and americans born of mexican extraction is not clear and sometimes conflated, rendering some... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Sally
Great insight on how Mexican "Americans" struggled even more because of blatant racism by the U.S. government during the Great Depression.Published 8 months ago by jerry roys
I really enjoy history and rarely come upon I book that I stop reading. The author may the book so dull, I finally found a book that I could not finish.Published 15 months ago by EM
It is sad to learn what the Unites States has done to oppressed people. And what is more disturbing, is that it still happens today.Published on March 26, 2013 by J.Rivera
I really enjoyed this book, although, I feel the title is a little too hyped up. This book goes into a part of American history that many of us do not like to relive!Published on November 13, 2012 by Southern Gal 2014
Well, I have read the book, and I think that it is a little 'much'. Aside from the issues, which I'm not going to argue here, Balderrama and Rodriguez did themselves a serious... Read morePublished on October 1, 2009 by Pagoda House
The deportations of the 1930s need to be put into historical perspective and not just labeled as another incident of how bad America is to Mexicans. Read morePublished on February 1, 2004 by Christopher J Wiley