Newsreel: Lolita Lebron, Puerto Rican Nationalist
Lolita Lebron, the Puerto Rican nationalist who spent a quarter-century in prison after leading a gun attack on the U.S. Capitol in 1954 to draw attention to the cause of independence for her island home, died yesterday, and a full obit has been posted.
For further reading, check out this profile of Ms. Lebron's granddaughter, memoirist Irene Vilar whose recent book is about her onetime addiction to abortion.
For further viewing, check out this newsreel about Ms. Lebron's attack, which left five members of Congress with bullet wounds.
August 2, 2010; 12:54 PM ET
Categories: Emma Brown , Politics | Tags: irene vilar, lolita lebron died, lolita lebron dies, lolita lebron obituary, lolita lebron puerto rico
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