McCarthyism in Mexico

Authors

  • Harvey O'Connor

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-012-12-1961-04_3

Keywords:

Education, History

Abstract

In the great Castle of Chapultepec in Mexico, repository of the nation's history, the Hall of the Revolution is locked. The visitor from abroad—and they come by the tens of thousands every year to view the wonders of Aztec, Mayan, Colonial, and modern Mexico—will save the guide some embarrassment by not asking what is concealed behind the massive locked doors. For inside is the vast mural of the Mexican Revolution, meant to be dedicated on November 20, 1960, the 50th anniversary of the profound social upheaval which lifted Mexico for a generation into leadership of the Latin American world.

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Published

1961-04-03

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