Oscar J. Martínez and Sarah E. John
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Born in Port Arthur, Texas in 1922; veteran of World War II; employed by the Veterans Administration since 1946. Mexican American Congressional Medal of Honor recipient honored by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in El Paso.
Summary of Interview
Biography; discrimination; experiences in the Army; events that led to his receiving the Medal of Honor; his work with the Veterans Administration; his views on the Bicentennial Celebration in which Mexican American Medal of Honor Winners were honored in El Paso, Texas; views on the Chicano movement; personal comments.
Date of Interview
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Interview with Lucien Adams by Oscar J. Martínez and Sarah E. John, 1976, "Interview no. 290.1," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.