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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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From the Barrio to Washington (Via Sacramento)

Armando Rodriguez was one of the most important early Mexican American civic leaders. From the Barrio to Washington: An Educator’s Journey is an inspiring story. Continue reading

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Raúl H. Castro, Arizona Governor and U.S. Ambassador

Adversity Is My Angel is a highly accessible, well-crafted, and timeless volume that profiles Raul Castro, Arizona’s only Mexican American governor, and a United States ambassador appointed by presidents Lyndon Johnson and Jimmy Carter. Continue reading

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