- Linguist: Barbara Johnstone, whom we met in Pittsburgh, studied the language of ten prominent Texas women, one of them Molly Ivins.four — This Ain't Your Mama's South Anymore (87% in)
- There were twenty-eight German-language newspapers by 1860, and German achievements in music, literature, and science gave these immigrants a prominent and welcome place in American society-—until World War I, At the turn of the century, one American in ten was speaking German, almost exactly the percentage who are currently speaking Spanish.five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (22% in)
- Many of the most prominent American families were of German stock: the Astors, Budweisers, Eisenhowers, Fricks, Heinzes, Rockefellers, Singers, Steinways, and Westinghouses.five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (22% in)
- The movement to change was supported by such prominent people as the late Alistair Cooke and Senator S. I. Hayakawa.five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (67% in)
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