Herman Badillo was a trailblazing Puerto Rican politician who served as borough president of The Bronx and United States Representative, and ran for Mayor of New York City. He was the first Puerto Rican elected to these posts, and the first Puerto Rican mayoral candidate in a major city in the continental United States. Wikipedia*
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Herman Badillo has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Convention as a Democratic Representative for New York's 21st district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2005 with an average of 408 views per program as a Chairman for the Board of Trustees in the City University of New York. Most common tags: Education Policy, Hispanics.