The GI Forum, a group of Mexican-Americans focused on getting their fellow citizens to the polls in the 1960 election introduces young historians to Hector Garcia who helped President Johnson create reforms for ethnic minority groups.
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- Lead a group discussion on the importance of the G.I Forum in the 1960 election
- Have pupils create their own news broadcasts on the reforms of President Johnson
- Requires a free PBS account
- The video uses primary sources including newsreel footage
- Clip is a good resource for Hispanic Heritage Month