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The Munguia/Cisneros Story

  • Aired: 09/23/2010
  • 26:50
  • Rating: NR
San Antonio Mayor, Henry Cisneros and his mother Elvira Munguia Cisneros, recall Henry's grandfather, Romulo. After receiving word that he was scheduled to be killed for using his newspaper to write against the Mexican government, Romulo preempted his assassination by fleeing to the United States.
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Henry Cisneros and his mother Elvira tell their fascinating family story.
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