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Latino Americans

G.I. Forum

Clip: Season 1 | 4m 27s

By the end of the 1950s the GI Forum had expanded to 30 chapters across the country. Hector Garcia changed the lives of Latinos by the ballot box. Garcia's friendship with LBJ helped Kennedy carry Texas with his Viva Kennedy clubs.

Aired: 09/23/13

Rating: NR

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