Oregon Experience

The Braceros, An Oregon Experience

Season 1 Episode 106 | 27m | Video has closed captioning.

World War II created a huge demand for American farm products. But the war also caused vast numbers of farm workers to abandon the fields, either to join the military or to seek work in the cities. The solution would be a unique contract-worker agreement between the United States and Mexico -- The Bracero Program.

Aired: 05/07/07

Rating: TV-G

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