Raul Yzaguirre Defines 'This American Moment'

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civil rights activist Raul Yzaguirre

Raul Yzaguirre was awarded the Medallion of Excellence for Community Service at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in 2003. Stephen J. Boitano/Getty Images hide caption

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Under the leadership of civil rights activist Raul Yzaguirre, the National Council of La Raza grew into a major Latino advocacy organization in the United States. In the latest installment of This American Moment, Yzaguirre weighs in on what is at stake in the 2008 presidential election.

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