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JFK's fateful last night and the Latino vote

by David Martin Davies, Fronteras Desk | Take Two

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John F Kennedy (1917 - 1963) 35th president of the United States (1961 - 1963). Assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. Keystone/Getty Images

As the nation remembers the last tragic day of John F. Kennedy's presidency - many Latino voters of that era reflect on what the 35th president meant to their emerging political bloc.

As David Martin Davies reports for Fronteras, JFK had a special connection to Mexican-American voters, and his campaign helped create the Latino Democratic political coalition that still exist today. 

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