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Héctor P. García

Physician and pioneering activist Héctor P. García was once described as "a man who in the space of one week delivers twenty babies, twenty speeches, and twenty thousand votes." A proud member of the Greatest Generation, García sought the inclusion of Mexican Americans into mainstream America.

Image: Portrait of Captain Héctor P. García during World War ll. Dr. Héctor P. García Papers, Special Collections & Archives, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Bell Library.

Audio: Houston Public Media