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Social Justice Attorney

Explore Oscar Zeta Acosta’s brief stint as a legal aid attorney in Oakland, California’s poverty program in 1966, and his commitment to battling social injustice and racial/economic discrimination on behalf of the underprivileged. After a mental breakdown, depressed, and hooked on meds, Acosta leaves Oakland, California for Aspen, Colorado in search for his self-identity.
Aired: 3/23/2018 | 0:02:47
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