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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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Displaying 5 programs with the keyword Farmers

 

1.

The Disappearance Of Authentic Chicano Culture

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Family

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Jun 19, 1979

Description:


In this talk, host Richard Goodman first explores the history and recent transformations of Mexican American families. He discusses some of the popular conceptions of Mexican families and argues that most are far from the truth. In the past,...

 

2.

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:


Richard Goodman first discusses the Bracero Program and its effects on Mexican Americans. Facing a growing labor shortage during World War II, the U.S. government established the Bracero Program, which permitted a designated number of Mexicans to...

 

3.

Migrant Workers And The Situation In The Upper Midwest

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Labor

Host:
Armando GutiƩrrez

Interviewee:
Carolina Mata

Broadcast date:
Feb 9, 1979

Description:


Carolina Mata discusses some of the problems facing the migrant community and the programs designed to help them. Mata explains that she has been traveling the migrant circuit since she was five years old and in 1975 she became involved in the...

 

4.

The Bracero Program

Themes:
Politics, Society

Series:
Labor

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Jan 28, 1977

Description:


Host Richard Goodman discusses the Bracero Program and its effects on Mexican Americans. Facing a growing labor shortage during World War II, the U.S. government established the Bracero Program, which permitted a designated number of Mexicans to...

 

5.

A People Of Custom And Tradition

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Family, Social Issues

Host:
Richard Goodman

Interviewee:
Richard Goodman

Broadcast date:
Sep 14, 1976

Description:


Host Richard Goodman discusses some of the customs and traditions of Chicanos and they ways in which they have changed over the years. He begins with the celebrations that occurred after communal labor, when Mexican Americans got together to help...

 
 

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