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Kenneth Burt profiles Latino political pioneer Edward R. Roybal in the new anthology, Leaders of the Mexican American Generation. He wrote it while a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley. The Southern California Quarterly describes the book as “an essential work” and the Journal of American History states that it “makes a compelling case for biography.” For more on Burt’s earlier books and articles, go to Published Works.

Focusing on Latino political history starting in the 1930s

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Video — See Jackie Kennedy in the first TV ad focused on Latinos in a Presidential Campaign.

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