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Lolita Lebr�n-(November 19, 1919 � August 1, 2010) was a Puerto Rican nationalist who was convicted of attempted murder and other crimes after leading an assault on the United States House of Representatives in 1954, resulting in the wounding of five members of Congress. She was freed from prison in 1979 after being granted clemency by President Jimmy Carter. In 1941, Lebr�n migrated to New York City, where she joined the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, gaining influence within the party's leadership. Within the organization she advocated socialist and feminist ideas.
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