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1996-05-03

Getting Out the Latino Vote

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An Historic voter registration drive is underway to bring more than a million new Latino voters to the polls this November. As Latinos make up an increasing percentage of the U.S. population, the Republicans and Democrats are taking Latino political power more seriously.

GUESTS:
Lydia Camarillo, Executive Director, Southwestern Voter Registration Project, San Antonio,

Juan Andrade, National Co-chair, Latino Vote USA 1996—Chicago, billed a "the most ambitious nonpartisan voter registration drive in the history of Hispanics in America."

Emily Goldfarb, Northern California Coalition for Immigrant Rights

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