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Gonzales Report [Bracero Program; Communism in Mexico]

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  •  Opening 
  •  Beginning of program: Gonzalez discusses an upcoming trip he will be taking with President Lyndon B. Johnson to meet with Adolfo López Mateos, president of Mexico 
  •  Mentions upcoming military defense appropriation bill 
  •  On his attendance record and the importance of legislators voting on the record 
  •  Opposition to the Bracero Program 
  •  On Mexico-United States relations. Gonzalez addresses his concern that Mexico and Canada could fall to communism, emphasizing Mexico's cultural identification with Europe, China and France 
 
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Title:Gonzales Report [Bracero Program; Communism in Mexico]
Identifier:e_hbg_0085
Description:Weekly public address from Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez to his constituents in Bexar County, Texas. Gonzalez discusses an upcoming trip he will be taking with President Lyndon B. Johnson to meet with Adolfo López Mateos, president of Mexico. Gonzalez expresses his concern that Mexico could fall to communism, emphasizing Mexico's cultural identification with Europe, China and France. Also addresses his opposition to the Bracero Program and the importance of being present at roll calls. Has opening with Gonzales climbing the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building while the sounds of the Bells of Congress are heard. Black and white picture with sound. Sent from KENS-TV with "438-0318" written on the label. Writing on leader reads, "334, 0/6."
Country:United States
City:Washington (D.C.)
Date:1964/02/24
CreatorGonzalez, Henry B.
Location:2004-127/338, 13
Source:Gonzalez (Henry B.) Collection
Language:en
PublisherDolph Briscoe Center for American History
Original Format:black-and-white film; sound tracks, 16mm