Documentary about the life of Northern California Assemblyman Byron Rumford who passed landmark legislation for fair emplyment and fair housing in the the 1960s, and is considered one of America's forgotten civil rights pioneers.

Highlights of the PBS documentary include a close
examination of the political climate during the 1964 general election, in which California voters rejected the Rumford Fair Housing Act through the passage of Proposition 14. During his time in office as Northern California's first black assemblyman, Byron Rumford passed the single most significant legislation in the history of the state of California.

Produced and Directed by Doug Harris