In 1977 the gas price was about .62 cents a gallon; you could buy a loaf of bread anywhere from 33 to 49 cents. Tortillas were, wait, could you purchase Tortillas at a grocery store in 1977, huh? I don’t think so, Pero I could be wrong. The country was just coming out of the Vietnam War and Watergate, and Jimmy Carter was starting his one and only term as president. Moviegoers went to local theaters for the summer blockbuster Jaws, Star Wars, and All the Presidents Men. Pero, there was another movie, bringing La Raza out to the theatres, especially in Texas.

By A. Govea



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