Dr. Hector P. Garcia Papers

Ann Hodges talked about civil rights activist Dr. Hector P. Garcia, a Mexican-American surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of… read more

Dr. Hector P. Garcia Papers Ann Hodges talked about civil rights activist Dr. Hector P. Garcia, a Mexican-American surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of the American GI Forum. Dr. Garcia is known for his work on behalf of Mexican-American war veterans, helping them to secure proper medical services. An extensive collection of papers belonging to Dr. Garcia is housed at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Corpus Christi, Texas, from January 12-15, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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  • Ann Hodges Special Collections Librarian Texas A. and M. University - Corpus Christi->Bell (Mary and Jeff) Library

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Program ID:
324030-1
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Vignette
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Location:
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 07, 2015 | 4:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 09, 2015 | 7:48am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 07, 2015 | 4:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 07, 2015 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 08, 2015 | 2:11pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2015 | 4:12am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2015 | 7:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
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