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Hispanic-Americans #582614

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 11, 1991
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(Phoenix, Arizona: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Roger O'Neil) Status of Hispanic-Americans in the United States featured; scenes shown. Beer company's proclamation of the '80s as decade of the Hispanic mentioned. [Hispanic activist David RODRIGUEZ - says Hispanic expectations were not met.] [Former Denver mayor Federico PENA - comments on record number of Hispanic school children dropping out.] Hispanics' educational level and population growth compared to other ethnic groups. Hispanics' role in government examined: Hispanic Pena, San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros and former New Mexico governor Toney Anaya reported leaving political life; Ed Pastor's bid to become Arizona's first Latino congressman and Manuel Pacheco's presidency of the University of Arizona mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
O'Neil, Roger

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