Category: History

by Amy Thornbury



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The New York Times (NYT).

The San Juan Star (STAR). 1986-1988.

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). 1968-1980.


Anduze, Juan. December 23, 1987

Ferré, Luis A.* December 7, 1987.

Gonzalez, Maria.† December 6, 1987.

Mantilla, Jesús M.† December 7, 22, 1987.

Melendez, Hiram.§ December 22, 1987.

Rigau, Marco A.† December 22, 1987.

Roig Ferré, Antonio.* December 4, 5, 1987.

Tryon, Richard. December 7, 23, 1987.

* indicates PNP supporter
† indicates PPD supporter
§ indicates PIP supporter

rs. Unpublished manuscript,
September 29, 1987.


The New York Times (NYT).

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