Monday, February 25, 2013

Hollywood's Whitewashing of a Latino Hero

Oscar-winning 'Argo''s producers' decision to ignore the ethnicity of the film's leading character denied the American public yet another opportunity to learn of Latinos' patriotic contributions to the U.S., says Moctesuma Esparza. Read it at NiLP.
Mexican-American Guy Gabaldon (seated), real-life inspiration for the 1960 WWII epic "Hell to Eternity," was portrayed in the film by then-star Jeffrey Hunter (Far Left) / Photo: Warner Bros. Entertainment

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