Monthly Archives: April 1998

“No On 227″ follows John Birch Society lead

Following the lead of the John Birch Society, “No on 227″ campaign attacks proposed adult English literacy programs As noted in the attached Sacramento Bee article, the “No on 227″ campaign has shifted their election strategy, deciding to concentrate their … Continue reading

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Another 250 column-inches in the San Jose Mercury News

Continuing its pattern of exceptionally broad and deep coverage of Proposition 227—the “English for the Children” initiative—the San Jose Mercury News carried a series of seven more editorial and op-ed articles in this Sunday’s opinion section, covering another 250 column-inches. … Continue reading

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Latest Poll Shows 227 Leading 76% to 20%

Latest Statewide Voter Survey Shows Proposition 227 Ahead 76% to 20% English for the Children, Thursday, April 16, 1998

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LA Mayor Riordan, Asian American Leaders Endorse Prop. 227

Riordan Backs Move to End Bilingual Classes Los Angeles Times, Friday, April 10, 1998, FRONT PAGE Asian American Leaders Endorse Prop. 227 Los Angeles Times, Friday, April 10, 1998

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Unusual Crusade

Last weekend two more mid-size Northern California newspapers—the Contra Costa Times and the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat—came out with huge sets of stories on bilingual education in general and our initiative in particular, each amounting to nearly 300 column-inches, including photos. … Continue reading

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Newswatch Television Discussion

Proposition 227 Television Discussion, with Ron Unz and Mike Cobb Newswatch, Cable Co-op/Palo Alto, April 1, 1998, 26:22 Discussion on California Proposition 227 initiative with Mike Cobb and Ron Unz

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