Thursday, September 13, 2007

WWII PBS documentary blasted for ignoring Hispanics








































































L-R: media interviews National President of LULAC, Rosa Rosales, Fox-29 interviews Coalition spokesman Peter Vallecillo, Nick Pena, Central Labor Council (CLC) President Alicia Garza, Union musician Mke Muniz, Chaplain, Tony Mandujano, National LULAC Treasuer Jaime Martinez & Coalition spokesman Peter Vallecillo, Foxs News-29 Producer Michael Board, Angie Garcia, Leon Hernandez, former Councilman Henry Avila,KSAT-12 & NEW-4 WOAI Photographers, Newspaper Reporter, crowd, American GI forum cap

Protesters packed the VFW Post on 10th Street, Thursday, September 13th in support of "Defend the Honor" San Antonio Coalition.

One after one, speakers complained that only 18 minutes of a 14-hour documentary produced by Ken Burns for PBS on WWII to air September 23rd, mentioned contributions of Hispanic soldiers to the War. One speaker pointed out that Hispanics comtributed the highest number of Congressional Medal of Honor recipients among minority groups who served in that war.

1 comment:

The Advocate said...

Good work guys.

Where was Tony Morales?