Volume XXIII Number 26 ~ July 2, 1999

FrontPage Stories

Mexican Influence on North American Filmography Predates the "Talkies".

Ramon Novarro Silent Film Star Rises to Fame

"Ramon Novarro was America's first Latin Lover on
screen. But one imprisoned by his weaknesses"
Ramon Novarro
Biography of the Silent Film Idol
1899-1968 with Filmography
By: Allan R. Ellenberger

Ramon Novarro in his finest and best-remembered
role as Judah Ben-Hur in "Ben-Hur" (1926, MGM)

By: Dan Muñoz
Staff writer

"My childhood was happy," Ramon (Samaniego) Novarro was to recall in later life. Born in February 6, 1899, in Durango, Mexico. He was the second son of a wealthy dentist, Dr. Mariano N. Samaniego, who was born in Juárez, Mexico and attended school in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Dr Samaniego was to earn his degree in Dentistry from the University of Pennsylvania after which he moved to Durango, Mexico where he was successful in his Practice.
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Conservative group targets Hispanic voters
By Scott Lindlaw

Panel on diversity says more talent must be made available
By Christy Mumford Jerding

The American Revolution

Political Notes -- Aquí y Allá:
By Daniel H. Muñoz

Noticias de Mexico


La Pastoral Social de la Diócesis de Mexicali Coordina la Operación de Nueve
Dispensarios Médicos en los que se Atiende a Personas de Bajos Recursos
Por Miguel Vázquez

Pida la Vacuna Contra el Polio Más Segura Para su Hijo
Por el Dr. Gilbert A. Handal

City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department Announces Summer 1999
Portable Pool Sites

Una Fusión Une a Dos Compañías de Gran Reputación en la Industria de los

Hispanic Radio Network/La Red Hispana
Por Javier Sierra
El Hermoso Poder de ser Bilingüe

Eugenio Esquivel


Paul Pfingst District A ttorney or Golding's Private Attorney????

Tezozomoc Speaks

Etc. Etc. Etc.
Sporting news, reviews and other tid bits

The Nazi Olympics Berlin 1936

At the Movies: 'Wild Wild West'
By Bob Thomas

Disney's Latina Artists Cleaning-Up With "Tarzan"
By Dana Rosenfeld Gordon

Superstar Jennifer Lopez to Headline Entertainment at Closing Ceremonies of the
1999 FIFA Women's World Cup

Calendar of Events:
by Berenice Cisneros

México Se Preparó Para La Copa América 1999

Bullfight World...
by Lyn Sherwood
"Los Aficionados de Los Angeles" Celebrates Its 50th Birthday

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