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Hispanic America #269585

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.; famous Spaniard explorers named.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Stereotypes surrounding Hispanic Americans noted; scene from Jack Benny show shown. Econ. standing of Cubans in Miami, Puerto Ricans in NYC, Mexican-Americans in the southwest and Hispanics in Chicago outlined; map, films shown. Probability of Hispanics overtaking blacks as most prominent minority and reasons considered; estimated Hispanic population in United States at present mentioned. Their economy importance to United States financial community examined; Spanish television commercials and shows shown in Part. Estimated number of illegal immigrants in United States cited; eastern Los Angeles group, United Neighborhoods Organization, featured. [WOMAN - addresses crowd.]

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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