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Humphrey Reached Out to Latinos and Ethnic Americans

Latinos were part of the 1968 Hubert Humphrey campaign from its inception. In the campaign, Humphrey sought to reassemble a multiethnic coalition as had Roosevelt and Kennedy. Continue reading

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Richard Nixon for President, 1972

President Nixon reached out to Latino voters with gusto in 1972. He campaigned on having appointed Latinos to high level posts and having expanded social uplift programs. Continue reading

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Latino Political Activism in Iowa

Every wondered how Latino politics developed one of the Midwest’s smaller communities? Janet Weaver’s article on Mexican American activism in Davenport, Iowa, is a gem.
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