Jesus Garcia

Jesus Garcia

Jesús García Corona was a Mexican railroad brakeman who was killed trying to keep a train loaded with dynamite from exploding near Nacozari, Sonora, in 1907. As 'el héroe de Nacozari' he is revered as a national hero and many streets, plazas, and schools across Mexico are named for him. Wikipedia*

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Jesus Garcia has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Forum.

Appearances by Title:c. November 30, 2002 - Present Vice President, National Council for the Social Studies Videos: 1

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