Anthony J. Garcia on the 1974 murders of six Chicano activists and his play Cuarenta y Ocho

Forty years ago, bombs exploded in Boulder, killing six Chicano activists. Their deaths are still shrouded in mystery: Who killed them and why? Were they plotting a bombing? Did the police and FBI entrap them? Were they murdered? Su Teatro's Tony Garcia has written Cuarenta y Ocho, a play that explores these questions and more. In advance of tonight's opening, Westword spoke with Garcia about his fictional work and the actual events of forty years ago. See also: Anthony J. Garcia on Ludlow: El Grito de Las Minas
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Kyle Harris has been Westword’s Culture Editor since 2016, writing about the arts, music and film.
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