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African-American and Latino delegates to the GOP Convention

August 19, 1996
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Those watching TV coverage of the Republican National Convention couldn’t help but notice just how often the camera focused on the few African-American and Latino delegates in the overwhelmingly white audience. Those listening to the speeches probably noticed that Martin Luther King was quoted again and again. However, some would say MLK was misquoted, or misappropriated.

GUEST: ERIC FONER, Historian


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