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Author Gutierrez, Jose Angel, author

Title Albert A. Peña Jr. dean of Chicano politics / Jose Angel Gutierrez
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2017. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)


Description 1 online resource
Series Latinos in the United States series
Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Part I. The early years: family and formation -- The family and young Albert, Jr -- Peña the sailor man -- Peña Jr., the lawyer -- Part II. The making of a political leader -- First school desegregation cases -- Barrio presidential politics -- El comisionado, our man downtown -- The commissioner years, 1957-1960 -- Part III. Chicano nation building -- Viva Kennedy clubs -- P.A.S.O. and Cristal's los cinco candidatos -- The commissioner years 1965-1972 -- Maldef: PE; A's or Tijerina's? -- Loss of power -- Politics of the palace -- Part IV. Second career -- Here comes the judge -- The end of public life -- Injury or assault? -- Part V. The final years -- Second retirement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Peña, Albert A., Jr., 1917-2006.
Peña, Albert A., Jr., 1917-2006
Judges -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Biography
Politicians -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Biography
Hispanic Americans -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Politics and government
Hispanic American judges -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Biography
Hispanic American politicians -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Biography
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom
Hispanic American judges
Hispanic American politicians
Hispanic Americans -- Politics and government
Politics and government
San Antonio (Tex.) -- Biography
San Antonio (Tex.) -- Politics and government
Texas -- San Antonio
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse
LC no. 2016040837
ISBN 9781609175337