TITLE

The Story of a Stamp

AUTHOR(S)
Pratt, Timothy
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Hispanic;Apr2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the unveiling of a stamp commemorating journalist Ruben Salazar by the U.S. Postal Service on April 22, 2008. The journalist was killed during a Chicano protest against the Vietnam war. Salazar will be the first Hispanic journalist on a U.S. postage stamp and one of less than a dozen Hispanic Americans so honored in the agency's history.
ACCESSION #
31706691

 

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