Video — 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Portrait of 88-year-old Pedro J. González, his early years as a telegraph operator with Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution, his pioneering career as a radio and recording star in Los Angeles, and finally his 6-year imprisonment in San Quentin following a controversial court case. Includes rare historical footage and photographs, vintage music from the 1920's, as well as interviews with Pedro and his wife Maria.
Video — 1 videodisc (28 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Uses archival footage, photographs, and recordings, as well as interviews, to chronicle the life of Pedro J. Gonzalez, who served as telegrapher for Pancho Villa, became a radio star and recording artist in the United States, championed the cause of Mexican-Americans, and worked as a prisoner in San Quentin to reform the California penal system.