Historical facts …. “Ruth Reynolds was a close friend of Pedro Albizu Campos and Congressman Vito Marcantonio. She went to jail in 1950 for supporting the Nationalist cause in Puerto Rico.”
Ruth Reynolds was a close friend of Pedro Albizu Campos and Congressman Vito Marcantonio. She went to jail in 1950 for supporting the Nationalist cause in Puerto Rico.
On May 9, 1950, she sent a letter to Congressman Marcantonio, which exposed the scam that Luís Muñoz Marín and the PPD Party were running all over the island. Through “Operation Bootstrap,” Muñoz Marín was skimming millions of dollars from the worker’s wages in Puerto Rico.
Ruth M. Reynolds
THE RUTH REYNOLDS LETTER
The letter is three pages long, single-spaced, and addressed to Congressman Marcantonio’s office in Washington, D.C. Here are the most shocking portions of it:
Your splendid treatment in your recent address in Congress of the “industrialization” scheme now exploiting the Puerto Rican people prompts me to send you the following additional information.
We had long suspected an integral working relationship between these manufacturers and leaders of the…
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