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The KUT Longhorn Radio Network Presents: Mexican American Experience Collection

Audio recordings including interviews, music, and informational programs related to the Mexican American community and their concerns in the series "The Mexican American Experience" and "A esta hora conversamos" from the Longhorn Radio Network, 1976-1982.

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1.

AsociacióN De Reclamantes Vs. The United Mexican States: A Legacy Of The Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Theme:
Politics

Series:
History, Legal Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Jess Araujo, María Aguirre Schultz, Robert Salazar

Broadcast date:
May 8, 1982

Description:


Linda Fregoso discusses the Asociacion de Recalamantes vs. The United Mexican States with two of the lawyers, Robert Salazar and Jess Araujo, and one of the plaintiffs, Maria Aguirre Schultz, who are suing the Mexican government and seeking compensation for lands lost in the aftermath of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

 

2.

Educating Undocumented Children

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Education, Immigration

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Mark White, Mr. López, Nestor Rodríguez, Peter Schey, Rogelio Nuñez

Broadcast date:
Oct 9, 1981

Description:


Linda Fregoso examines the possible impact of Plyler v. Doe, will determine if all children, regardless of immigration status, in the United States are entitled to free public education. In this period, Texas school districts could bar undocumented children from school grounds. Linda Fregoso meets with Texas Attorney General Mark White, graduate students Nestor Rodriguez and Rogelio Nuñez, and litigator for immigrant children in the Plyler case, Peter Schey.

 

3.

Recent Voting Trends Among Chicanos

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Bill Calderon

Broadcast date:
Sep 18, 1981

Description:


Linda Fregoso and Bill Calderon discuss the rising voting rates among Chicanos. Their conversation includes the impact of the Voting Rights Act, recent political mobilizations and birth rates among Chicanos.

 

4.

The Voting Rights Act Extension And The Political Legacies Of Racial Exclusion

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Elections, Politics

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Carlos Truan, Richard Avena

Broadcast date:
Sep 11, 1981

Description:


Richard Avena, a regional director for the Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and Texas State Senator Carlos Truan discuss the implication of the Voting Rights Act for Chicano voters and its impending expiration.

 

5.

Prison Reform In Texas: An Interview With Writer David RuíZ, Charles Sullivan And Pauline Sullivan Of The Citizens United For The Rehabilitation Of Errants (CURE)

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Charles Sullivan, David Ruíz, Pauline Sullivan

Broadcast date:
Aug 28, 1981

Description:


Linda Fregoso speaks with David Ruiz, a former inmate, and Charles and Pauline Sullivan, prisoner advocates, about their efforts to improve prison conditions. The interview also profiles the involvement of ex-convict Ruíz in the reform of Texas prisons in the legal case, Ruíz vs. Estelle.

 

6.

Civil Rights And The Texas Police

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Juan Hinojosa, Larry Trujillo, Vicente Gonzales

Broadcast date:
May 7, 1981

Description:


Linda Fregoso speaks with Juan Hinojosa, Vicente Gonzalez and Larry Trujillo about police brutality in Chicano communities.

 

7.

Interviews With Farm Workers In The Rio Grande Valley Of Texas

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Alfredo De Avila, John Gonzales, Josefina Castillo

Broadcast date:
Apr 17, 1981

Description:


Linda Fregoso interviews farm workers in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Josefina Castillo and John Gonzales discuss lack of toilet facilities, pesticikdes and water in the fields. Also interview with union organizer Alfredo De Avila about wages and other worker's demands, including child laborers.

 

8.

Labor Organizing In Texas, 1848 To The Present

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Alma Díaz

Interviewees:
Devon Peña, Victor Nelson Cisneros

Broadcast date:
Mar 1, 1981

Description:


Linda Fregoso discusses the history of Latino working-class activism in the United States with Victor Nelson Cisneros and Devon Pena.

 

9.

Did The Chicano Vote Affect The Outcome Of The 1980 Elections?

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Elections, Politics

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Fred Cervantes

Broadcast date:
Dec 14, 1980

Description:


Fred Cervantes, a professor at Corpus Christi State University discusses Chicano voter turnout in the recent election of Ronald Reagan to the presidency and the impact the election will have on Chicanos.

 

10.

Chicano Social Movements And Mass Media

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Feb 15, 1977

Description:


Richard Goodman discusses how Chicano movements have used mass media and how the media has portrayed Chicanos.

 

11.

Political Unrest In El Salvador

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Latin America

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Carlos Galván, Eudelia Talamantez

Broadcast date:
Dec 3, 1980

Description:


Carlos Galvam and Eudelia Talamantez discuss the political situation in El Salvador, the wars in Central America and the steps Chicanos can take in solidarity with people in El Salvador.

 

12.

Collective Bargaining, The Texas Legislature And The Texas Farm Workers Union

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Labor

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Antonio Orendain, Forrest Waley, Rudy De La Garza

Broadcast date:
Nov 12, 1980

Description:


Linda Fregoso speaks with Antonio Orendain of the Texas Farm Workers Union, Legislator Forest Whaley, and Professors Rudy de la Garza and I.B. Helburn about an upcoming collective bargaining bill for agricultural workers.

 

13.

The Role Of Women In Chicano Labor History

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Labor, Women's Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Devon Peña

Broadcast date:
Oct 22, 1980

Description:


Devon Peña, an instructor at UT-Austin, discusses his research on the maquiladoras, assembly plants where Mexican women have organized independent unions in order to better their working conditions.

 

14.

Louis Wilmot, Founding Member Of LULAC / Elvira ChavarríA: The Future Of The Mexican American Library Project

Themes:
Identity, Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Elvira Chavarría, Louis Wilmot

Broadcast date:
Sep 29, 1980

Description:


Louis Wilmot discusses his long history as an advocate and member of LULAC, remembering the emphasis on education and legal change. Elvira Chavarría, the librarian for the Mexican American Library Project at the University of Texas, discusses the creation and significance of the LULAC presidential papers collection at the Nettie Lee Benson rare books and manuscript center.

 

15.

Alternative Energy Strategies: The Crystal City Experience After The Coastal Gas Shut-Off

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Pablo Aguillon, Pleny Fisk

Broadcast date:
Sep 4, 1980

Description:


Interview with Pleny Fisk, Director of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems or Max's Pot in Austin, Texas; and Pablo Aguillon, housing director for CASH or Community Agency for Self Help. The two discuss their work in Crystal City, Texas, implementing alternative energy sources after Coastal States cut-off the city's natural gas supply in 1977.

 

16.

A Tribute To Mexican General Zaragosa

Themes:
Identity, Politics

Series:
History

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Hernán Jaso

Broadcast date:
Jul 11, 1980

Description:


Linda Fregoso interviews Hernán Jaso, Mayor of Goliad, TX about a statue the government of Mexico has dedicated in memory of the famous military hero of Mexican history, Emilio Zaragosa. Goliad was the birthplace of the general.

 

17.

John Hanson: I Always Wanted To Be A Deejay

Themes:
Culture, Identity, Politics

Series:

Host:
John Mckiernan-Gonzalez

Interviewee:
John Hanson, producer, In Black America. One-time producer of the Longhorn Radio Network

Broadcast date:
Dec 31, 1969

Description:


John Hanson retells how he got to Austin from Detroit, how his high school experience shaped his awareness of racial discrimination, his experience of the Detroit riot of 1967. He then reflected on his move to Austin, the challenge of breaking into radio, and the ongoing translation effort he needs to do to communicate Black Austin's interests to public radio staff.

 

18.

Eddie Canales: The Role Of La Raza Unida Party In The American Political Process

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Eddie Canales

Broadcast date:
Jun 15, 1980

Description:


Interview with Eddie Canales, newly elected chairperson of the Central Committee of Raza Unida Party in Texas about the re-organization of Raza Unida Party and its role in the political process of the United States

 

19.

Organizing The Undocumented Worker

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Antonio Orendain, Estella Salinas

Broadcast date:
May 17, 1980

Description:


Antonio Orendain, director of the Texas Farm Workers Union and Union organizer, Estella Salinas. Interview is in Spanish and concerns the position of the TFW in organizing the undocumented worker, efforts to abolish the right to work law and establish collective bargaining in Texas

 

20.

Alternative Education

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Education

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Francisco Hernández

Broadcast date:
Apr 24, 1980

Description:


Professor Francisco Hernandez discusses the history and development of alternative schools for Chicano communities.

 

21.

The Roles Chicanas Play In Community Activism

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Women's Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Estella López

Broadcast date:
Apr 12, 1980

Description:


Estella Lopez discusses the battle to save public education from the voucher system and the development of Chicana activism

 

22.

Corridos Del Valle

Themes:
Culture, Politics

Series:
Film, Labor

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
David Sandoval, Javier Silva, Luis Tórres

Broadcast date:
Apr 2, 1980

Description:


Three Chicano filmmakers, David Sandoval, Luis Tórres, and Javier Silva, about the making of their feature length documentary, "Corridos del Valle", which depicts the struggles of the migrant farm workers in Raymondsville, South Texas

 

23.

Mario Cantu, Chicano Exile

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Mario Cantu

Broadcast date:
Mar 14, 1980

Description:


Mario Cantu, the first American convicted for harboring undocumented workers, talks about his activism, politics and exile in Europe. Cantu was fleeing a probation revocation at the time of his fleeing the U.S. He was interviewed in early March, while still in jail. Cantu is now out of jail and his current legal cases are pending.

 

24.

The Chicano Movement Today

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Fred Cervantes

Broadcast date:
Mar 7, 1980

Description:


Fred Cervantes discusses the origins of the Chicano movement and recent demographic shifts that have affected its development.

 

25.

Education For Children Of Undocumented Workers

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Education

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Isais Torres

Broadcast date:
Feb 26, 1980

Description:


Guest Isais Torres discusses the lawsuit challenging a 1975 law that barred undocumented children from public education, as well as its national implications.

 

26.

Mexican American Democrats

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Elections, Politics

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Blandina Cardenas Ramírez, Richard Moya

Broadcast date:
Feb 15, 1980

Description:


Guests Blandina Cardenas Ramirez and Richard Moya discuss the record and achievements of the two democratic presidential candidates: Jimmy Carter and Sen. Edward Kennedy.

 

27.

Quality Education For Chicanos

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Education

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Ruben Bonilla

Broadcast date:
Feb 14, 1980

Description:


Ruben Bonilla discusses a report from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare on segregation in Texas’ institutions of higher learning.

 

28.

Mass Media And Chicanos / Chicanos And Mexicanos In The Great Depression

Theme:
Politics

Series:
History, Immigration

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Aug 30, 1979

Description:


In an episode combing two previous programs (1977-08 and 1977-09) Richard Goodman discusses how Chicanos have used the media to further the movement and the repatriation experiences of Mexicanos and Chicanos during the Great Depression.

 

29.

The Politics Of Agricultural Labor: Braceros And Farmworkers In The 1950s

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Aug 30, 1979

Description:


In this episode combining two previous programs (1977-06 and 1977-07), host Richard Goodman explores the Bracero Program and its effects on Mexican Americans. He then discusses the first major attempt by Mexican American farm workers to unionize at the DiGiorgio Corporation in California.

 

30.

Minority Party Politics

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
María Elena Martínez

Broadcast date:
Jun 7, 1979

Description:


Maria Elena Martinez, chair of the Texas branch of La Raza Unida Party, discusses the party’s background, accomplishments and recent difficulties.

 

31.

A Chicano View Of Cuba

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Latin America

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Pedro Rodríguez

Broadcast date:
Jun 8, 1979

Description:


Pedro Rodriguez, a Chicano muralist and professor, discusses his recent visit to Cuba.

 

32.

More On The Plight Of The Texas Farm Workers: The Raymondsville Strike

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Marcial Silva

Broadcast date:
May 10, 1979

Description:


Marcial Silva, organizer for Texas Farm Workers Union, brings an update on the legal developments in the Raymondsville strike, and outlines the legislative and political strategies the TFWU undertook to thwart Charles Wetegrove’s control of Willacy County’s political and legal structure.

 

33.

Corporate Control Over Natural Resources: The Crystal City Natural-Gas Shut Off.

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Bill Anderson

Interviewees:
Alejandro Neri, David Mendoza, Sherril Smith

Broadcast date:
Jan 18, 1979

Description:


Crystal City was the site of the first electoral success of the La Raza Unida Party. This report focuses on a corporate backlash to La Raza Unida's public policies. This small town along the U.S.-Mexican border has been without the use of natural gas for over a year now, after having their supplies cut off in a dispute with the supplier.

 

34.

Police Brutality

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Paul Rich

Broadcast date:
Jan 11, 1979

Description:


Paul Rich analyzes the case of Rodolfo Santillan, who was killed while in police custody and discusses the problem of police brutality

 

35.

The Texas Farm Worker's Strike

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Labor

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewees:
James Garza, José Garza

Broadcast date:
Apr 19, 1979

Description:


James and José Garza, who are members of the Texas Farm Workers League, and were participants in the massive Farmworkers strike near Raymondville, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley

 

36.

Chicano Involvement In The Communist Party

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Lorenzo Torres

Broadcast date:
Mar 25, 1979

Description:


Lorenzo Torres, a labor organizer and communist party leader, discusses some of the problems facing the Chicano Movement and the ways in which the Communist Party is trying to achieve equality and reform.

 

37.

The State Of The Chicano Today

Themes:
Identity, Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Armando Gutierrez

Interviewee:
Tatcho Mindiola Jr.

Broadcast date:
Mar 2, 1979

Description:


Tatcho Mindiola Jr and Armando Gutierrez assess new developments in the Chicano Movement and discussthe ways in which the movements have changed since the 1960s.

 

38.

Migrant Workers And The Situation In The Upper Midwest

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Labor

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Carolina Mata

Broadcast date:
Feb 9, 1979

Description:


Carolina Mata, former chairperson and present member of the Board of Directors of the North Dakota Migrant Counsel, discusses the challenges facing migrant workers, their families and their migrant advocacy organizations in Texas and the Midwest.

 

39.

La Raza Unida: Public Policies And Community Organizing

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
José Angel Gutiérrez

Broadcast date:
Dec 4, 1978

Description:


José Angel Gutiérrez, founder of the Raza Unida Party and a county judge, discusses the efforts of the party's efforts to organize Chicanos and increase their political representation in Crystal City and throughout Texas.

 

40.

Chicano Solidarity Week

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Bobby Maggiani

Broadcast date:
Nov 28, 1978

Description:


Bobby Maggiani discusses the Chicano Movement’s efforts to establish working relations with the Mexican government and local political actors

 

41.

The Socialist Workers Party And Its Effect On The Chicano

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Miguel Pendas

Broadcast date:
Oct 10, 1978

Description:


Miguel Pendas, Socialist Worker Party Candidate for U.S. Senate, discusses his campaign and issues affecting Chicano community.

 

42.

A Senate Campaign: A Perspective From The La Raza Unida Party

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Luis Díaz de León

Broadcast date:

Description:


Luis Diaz de Leon discusses his campaign for U.S. Senator as a Raza Unida Candidate. he remains committed to his agenda, which emphasizes education, employment, energy and the environment. He believes that even if he does not win, he is bringing up important issues that the other candidates will have to address.

 

43.

Texas Farm Workers—The Right To Organize

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Jesus Moya

Broadcast date:
Aug 1, 1978

Description:


Jesus Moya, Texas Farm Workers Union Organizer discusses the fight to repeal the right to work law provision of the 1945 Taft-Hartley Act

 

44.

The Mexican American Youth Organization

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewees:
Anna Mendez, George Ozuna, Patricia Hernandez

Broadcast date:
Aug 1, 1978

Description:


Patricia Hernandez, Anna Mendez, and George Ozuna discuss the history of the Mexican American Youth Organization (MAYO), issues facing Chicano students, and the future of the Chicano Movement.

 

45.

The Chicano Community: A View From The Texas Legislature

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Arnold Gonzales

Broadcast date:
Jul 25, 1978

Description:


Dr. Arnold Gonzalez discusses his experience as a Texas State Representative, the bills he has introduced, and problems affecting the Chicano community. The topics include the Carter administration's border patrol policies, access to higher education and police malfeasance.

 

46.

Minority Discrimination In The Armed Forces

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Armando Gutiérrez

Broadcast date:
Jul 3, 1978

Description:


Host Armando Gutierrez discusses the results of a 1977 study of discrimination against Latinos in the armed services. The study, commissioned by Commander in Chief of the U.S. Army Europe George Blanchard, sought to examine the problems Latinos face in U.S. Army Europe, but the patterns it found hold true for the U.S. army at home as well.

 

47.

Minority Admissions After The Bakke Case

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Education

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Isabel Pritchard

Broadcast date:
May 8, 1978

Description:


Dr. Isabel Pritchard, a visiting professor of government at UT-Austin, discusses the current state of affirmative action programs and the implications of the Bakke suit against the University of California System.

 

48.

Chicano Farm Worker's Struggle

Themes:
Politics, Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
Gilberto Cardenas

Broadcast date:
May 4, 1978

Description:


Dr. Gilberto Cardenas discusses the organizing efforts of the United Farm Workers, including their challenges and successes.

 

49.

Workplace Discrimination, Public Policy, And Glass Ceilings.

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Women's Issues

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Paula Greenfield

Broadcast date:
Apr 27, 1978

Description:


Paula Greenfied discusses some of the challenges facing women and in particular women of color who seek access to the workplace.

 

50.

Government Surveillance Of Chicano Activism

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Romeo Rodríguez

Broadcast date:
Apr 11, 1978

Description:


Romeo Rodriguez discusses his work with the Chicano Legal Defense Fund and their efforts to uncover the extent of the government surveillance and harassment of the Chicano Movement.

 

51.

Growing Up Chicano

Themes:
Culture, Identity, Politics

Series:
Elections, Profiles

Host:
John Wheat

Interviewee:
Gonzalo Barrientos

Broadcast date:
Apr 11, 1978

Description:


Rep. Gonzalo Barrientos discusses growing up Latino in segregated Texas, and his experiences as a Chicano politician.

 

52.

Chicano Politics

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Elections

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
José Angel Gutiérrez

Broadcast date:
Feb 16, 1978

Description:


Dr. Jose Angel Gutierrez discusses the current state and future of Chicano politics and La Raza Unida party.

 

53.

The Plight Of The Migrant Farm Worker

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Gloria Contreras

Interviewee:
Antonio Orendain

Broadcast date:
Oct 24, 1977

Description:


In 1977, Antonio Orendain led the Texas Farmworkers Human Rights March from San Juan, Texas to Washington D.C. to draw attention to the situation of Texas farm workers and the right to work laws that hindered their organizing. In here, he discusses the TFWU’s strategies for organizing undocumented workers, migrant farm-workers and specific growers in a right-to-work border state like Texas.

 

54.

Chicano Dialects

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Language

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
Carmen Tafolla

Broadcast date:
Aug 12, 1977

Description:


Carmen Tafolla, a Chicana writer and educator, discusses various Spanish dialects and perceptions of Chicano Spanish speakers.

 

55.

The Chicana Professional

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Business, Women's Issues

Host:
Gloria Contreras

Interviewee:
Martha Cotera

Broadcast date:
Oct 10, 1977

Description:


Martha Cotera addressed her work as a librarian, a historian, a community organizer, a Chicana feminist, and as a political activist. She discusses her work with the International Women’s Year (IWY) National Conference, bring working-class and Chicana concerns to the table. She also discussed the role of the Mexican American Professional Business Women of Austin (MAPBWA) in Austin.

 

56.

The Legal System Of The Southwest

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Legal Issues

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Feb 28, 1977

Description:


Host Richard Goodman discusses the ongoing life of Mexican laws in the legal systems of states across the Southwest

 

57.

Chicana Feminism

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Women's Issues

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Martha Cotera

Broadcast date:
May 18, 1978

Description:


Martha Cotera discusses the history of Chicana Feminism and some of the problems that Chicanas encounter in the Feminist and Chicano Movements.

 

58.

The Bracero Program

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Labor

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Jan 28, 1977

Description:


Richard Goodman discusses the impact of the Bracero program on farmworker politics in the United States.

 

59.

The Road To Unionization

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Labor

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Jan 28, 1977

Description:


Host Richard Goodman discusses the first major attempt to unionize the DiGiorgio Corporation in California.

 

60.

Dr. Henry Cisneros: The First Chicano Mayor Of A Large Metropolitan City

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Henry Cisneros

Broadcast date:
Mar 18, 1982

Description:


Henry Cisneros, the mayor of San Antonio, discusses his plans for the city and the integration the Chicano community into mainstream America, as well as his views on the way Reagan’s economic, social and immigration policies are affecting Texas.

 

61.

Should I Speak English Or Spanish?

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Language

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Nov 22, 1976

Description:


Richard Goodman discusses everyday language use among Mexican Americans, paying attention to the impact of World War II, civil rights advocacy and cultural revival movements among Chicanos.

 

62.

Jobs For Progress: Minority Highway Contracting And S.E.R. Jobs For Progress Inc.

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Business

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
George Gomez

Broadcast date:
Mar 22, 1977

Description:


Host Alejandro Saenz interviews George Gomez, the program coordinator for the SER Minority Highway Contractors division, a state wide program in the Texas Department of Transportation designed to prepare Mexican Americans for a diverse number of jobs.

 

63.

Ku Klux Klan Activities In Southern California

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Carlos Sánchez, Vincent Cabeza de Baca

Broadcast date:
May 1, 1982

Description:


Historian Cabeza de Vaca and Journalist Carlos Sanchez discuss the growing threat posed to Mexicans and Chicanos in Southern California by a growing anti-mexican climate and the presence of the Ku Klux Klan in Southern California.

 

64.

Some Historical Perspectives On The Presence Of Chicanos In American History

Themes:
Identity, Politics

Series:
History

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
Andres Tijerina

Broadcast date:
Apr 25, 1977

Description:


Dr. Andres Tijerina provides historical perspectives on landownership, military service and the place of anti-Mexican attitudes.

 

65.

A Minority Within A Minority: Women In The Chicano Movement

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Women's Issues

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Nov 5, 1976

Description:


Host Richard Goodman discusses the role of Chicanas in Chicano society, from the Nahuatl to the contemporary social movement.

 

66.

Farm Workers And Unionization

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Labor

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
Esteban Flores

Broadcast date:
Nov 20, 2017

Description:


Esteban Flores discusses the current state of farm worker organizing and their efforts to enact labor legislation.

 

67.

Reies Tijerina And The Mexican Land Grants

Themes:
Identity, Politics

Series:
Politics

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Dec 22, 1976

Description:


Host Richard Goodman discusses the life of Reies Lopez Tijerina, his career as an activist, and his place in the land grant movement among Hispanos in northern New Mexico.

 

68.

Surveillance Of The Chicano Movement

Theme:
Politics

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
Robert Maggiani

Broadcast date:
May 20, 1977

Description:


Bobby Maggiani discusses his efforts with the Chicano Legal Defense Fund in Austin, Texas to determine and publicize the extent of government spying on the Chicano Movement.

 

69.

Chicanas And Literature

Themes:
Culture, Politics

Series:
Literature, Women's Issues

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewees:
Gloria Anzaldua, Inez Hernandez Tovar

Broadcast date:
Jul 6, 1977

Description:


Inez Hernandez Tovar and Gloria Anzaldua discuss the issues affecting Chicana writers and the themes they explore in their work.

 

70.

Learning To Be Militant: A Case Study In Crystal City

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Social Issues

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
Armando Gutierrez

Broadcast date:
Mar 28, 1977

Description:


Alejandro Saenz interviews political scientist Armando Gutierrez on his recent work on Crystal City and the rise of Chicano politics in Texas schools, towns and universities.

 

71.

The Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo

Themes:
Identity, Politics

Series:
History

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Jan 14, 1977

Description:


Host Richard Goodman discusses the controversies that followed the signing and ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, with special attention to its effects on Chicanos.

 

72.

Bilingual Education: Is It Really Working?

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Education

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewees:
, Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Dec 1, 1976

Description:


Host Richard Goodman discusses the origins, development and future of bilingual education for Mexican Americans. He plays particular attention to the situation in Texas.

 
 

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