PUERTO RICO: Ideal Targe

"Ideal Target"

Thirty-five years ago the late Samuel Gompers picked a young Spanish-born Puerto Rican, Santiago Iglesias, to organize Puerto Rico for the American Federation of Labor. Today Santiago Iglesias at 64 is the Samuel Gompers of his island and the father of eleven children, eight of them girls named Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, Justice, Peace, Light, Victory, America. Since 1933 Father Iglesias has been Puerto Rico's Resident Commissioner (member of Congress without a vote) in Washington. Last week at Mayaguez on the western shore of Puerto Rico the venerable Iglesias made a...

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