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Leaders of the Mexican American Generation: Biographical Essays

Leaders of the Mexican American Generation, a new anthology featuring thirteen historically important figures, includes a chapter by Kenneth C. Burt on former Los Angeles City Councilman and US Representative Edward Roybal. Continue reading

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Edward Roybal for California Lt. Governor in 1954

Edward R. Roybal, the first Mexican American to serve on the Los Angeles City Council in modern times, also held the distinction of being the first Latino to serve as a major party nominee for statewide office in California in 1954. Continue reading

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California Politics: Shifting Majorities, Emerging Minorities

New book, California Politics: Shifting Majorities, Emerging Minorities, includes an essay on Latino politics by Kenneth Burt. Continue reading

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