Correspondence to President Jimmy Carter from Carlos Romero Barceló

Robert Garcia Papers, 1976-1994

Correspondence to President Jimmy Carter from Governor of Puerto Rico Carlos Romero Barceló, filing a complaint against the U.S. Secretary of Defense for violations of federal and local laws while performing military operations in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Carlos Romero Barceló further explains how Vieques has been used as a military testing site for bombs, to the risk of the peoples' health and lives, and is informing President Carter to take action because of his committment to environmental protection.


Date
March 7, 1978, Date accepted
Creator
Robert Garcia
Language
English
Document Type
Document: correspondence
Identifier
RoGa_b48_f35_0001_pg01-05
Related Keywords
Environmental activism, Politicians, Military service, Politics
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Jimmy Carter, Carlos Romero-Barceló
Related Places
Vieques, PR (is referenced), Puerto Rico (is referenced)
Citation
Robert Garcia Papers, 1976-1994. Correspondence to President Jimmy Carter from Carlos Romero Barceló: RoGa_b48_f35_0001_pg01-05. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Oct 2019.
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