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The National Archives Hosts Panel Discussion and Documentary Screening on Landmark Segregation Case

 The National Archives Hosts Panel Discussion and Documentary Screening on

Landmark Segregation Case Mendez v. Westminster




WASHINGTON,  -- On Wednesday, September 30, at
2 p.m., the National Archives and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation present a
panel discussion of Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark 1946 ruling by the
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, which prohibited segregation in
California's public schools. A special screening of the 2003 PBS documentary
Mendez vs. Westminster: For All The Children/Para Todos los Ninos will follow
the discussion.

Moderated by Jose Antonio Tijerino, president and CEO of the Hispanic Heritage
Foundation, panelists scheduled to appear are Secretary of Education Arne
Duncan; Rep. Raul Grijalva, chair of the Congressional Hispanic Task Force on
Education; Jan Harp Domene, president of the National Parent Teacher
Association; Silvia Mendez, who played an instrumental role in the Mendez
case; and Eutiquio Chapa, recipient of the Hispanic Youth Award for Education.
A screening of the 2003 PBS documentary Mendez vs. Westminster: For All The
Children/Para Todos los Ninos will follow the discussion, introduced by its
writer and producer Sandra Robbie.

The program is free and open to the public, and will be held in the William G.
McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building, located at Constitution and
7th St., NW.  Metro accessible on the Yellow and Green lines, Archives/Navy
Memorial/Penn Quarter station.

For more information on National Archives programs, the public should call the
Public Programs Line at: (202) 357-5000, or view the Calendar of Events on the
web at: http://www.archives.gov/calendar/.  


SOURCE  National Archives

National Archives Public Affairs staff, +1-202-357-5300



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