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 to advance the rights of Mexican American veterans and their families. Read more about García and listen to the episode of Texas Originals chronicling his achievements. This program aired on KUHF, Houston Public Radio, on March 9, 2013. More»

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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.