In his 1960 bid for the White House, John F. Kennedy’s campaign wooed a voting bloc that was mostly forgotten by other political campaigns: Latinos. Jackie Kennedy, John F. Kennedy’s wife, took to the airwaves with her own Spanish-language ad urging people to vote. She ended the ad with “Viva Kennedy!'' — a slogan that became a unifying phrase for a group of Mexican American political organizers in Texas.
A major initiative that aims to connect students with jobs is now underway in Dallas. Mayor Eric Johnson is launching a new program called Dallas Works. The goal of the project is simple — to help students find jobs this summer.
Wrapping up the 92nd Academy Awards.
Eleanor Gordon-Smith joins us to talk about why, with all our power to be rational, analytical, empathetic and reflective, we’re still prone to refusing to listen to another side.
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