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OUSD Teaching American History Grant III
March 22, 2011

?The Zoot Suit Riots:
War Hysteria, Race Riot, or Both??

Alex Saragoza
University of California, Berkeley

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  • Zoot Suit : Wikipedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoot_suit

  • Zoot Suit Riots - Wikipedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoot_Suit_Riots

  • PBS > American Experience > Zoot Suit Riots
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/zoot/

  • Zoot Suit Movie by Luis Valdez > Pt 2
    (see 4 minutes into the clip)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D03_pN66LDs

  • A list of newspaper articles written about the Zoot Suit Riots.
    http://web.viu.ca/davies/H324War
    /Zootsuit.riots.media.1943.htm

  • Images and primary source documents about the Zoot Suit Riots, from the University of California
    http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/
    browse/keyword/%22Zoot+Suit+Riots%22