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Episode description: Dennis Chávez, a Democrat from New Mexico, was America's first Hispanic senator—and the only non-white member of the U.S. Senate from 1935 to 1962. The civil rights legislation of the 1960s grew directly out of his efforts in the 1940s, as he became a leading advocate for minorities nationwide. Chávez also led the anti-McCarthy protests and became a close confidant of presidents Harry S. Truman and John F. Kennedy. [cc]

Rating: [TV-PG] (Parental Guidance Suggested)

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First aired: Saturday, October 11, 2003 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)

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