13. ELIZABETH “BETSY” MCLINDON

13.  ELIZABETH “BETSY” MCLINDON         Self-Determination, Popular the World Over        1985, 14’ x 15’ Elizabeth’s mural Self-Determination, Popular the World Over is a “tongue-in-cheek reference to the common motivation for revolution—people’s desire for one’s needs being met and aspirations being represented. My primary sources of political inspiration were Loisaida, El
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2. KARIN BATTEN

2.  KARIN BATTEN Nicaragua, 1985, 12’ x 16’ Karin’s mural addresses United States involvement in Nicaragua, one of four Central American countries—the others being Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala—where U.S.-sponsored funding and interventions led to disastrous results. Fearing that Nicaragua would become another Cuba, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency trained militias to overthrow the democratically
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