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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 10 programs with the keyword Latin America

 

1.

Chicano Literature: Context And Controversy

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Literature

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Elizabeth Ordoñez, Ida Maldonado, Jose Villarreal, Juan Rodriguez, Nicolas Kannelos, Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, Yolanda Julia Broyles

Broadcast date:
May 28, 1982

Description:


Linda Fregoso analyzes current tensions in Chicano literature with Chicano authors, poets, critics and publishers. The conversation first examines the decline of the Spanish-language press and the impact of Chicano publishing houses on the...

 

2.

Chicano Literature: Origins And Genres

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Literature

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
Alurista, Jose Monleon, Jose Montoya, Juan Rodriguez, Petra Garcia, Ricardo Hinojosa Smith, Ricardo Sanchez

Broadcast date:
May 25, 1982

Description:


Linda Fregoso examines the history of Chicano literature in the United States with literary historians, artists and writers. The first of a two-part series, this show focuses on the debate about the origins of Chicano literature, the themes in...

 

3.

Susana Alexander's One-Woman Show

Theme:
Identity

Series:
Theater

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Susana Alexander

Broadcast date:
May 7, 1982

Description:


Rosa Linda Fregoso speaks with the Mexican actress Susana Alexander about her one-woman show “Si me permiten hablar” (If you allow me to speak), which dramatizes the writings of Latin American woman. Alexander, who is best known for her work...

 

4.

José Montalvo, Chicano Poet

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Literature

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewees:
José Montalvo, Yolanda Broyles

Broadcast date:
Mar 25, 1981

Description:


In this episode, host Linda Fregoso speaks with the poet Jose Montalvo about his poetry and Chicano activism. She also speaks with Professor Yolanda Broyles about Montalvo’s work and how it compares with that of other Chicano poets. Montalvo...

 

5.

Amparo Ochoa: La Nueva Cancion And Political Currents In Mexico

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Music, Politics

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Amparo Ochoa

Broadcast date:
Feb 5, 1981

Description:


Amparo Ochoa discusses her particular style of folk music, its influences and the message she seeks to convey to her audience. Ochoa is part of a larger trend of folk singers, mostly university students, who became popular during the...

 

6.

Interview With Dr. Juan Luna-Cardenas

Theme:
Identity

Series:
History

Host:
Linda Fregoso

Interviewee:
Juan Luna-Cardenas

Broadcast date:
Jul 25, 1980

Description:


Juan Luna Cardenas discusses Aztec history and its contributions to North American and European cultures and disputes some of the myths perpetuated by foreign scholars. Dr. Cardenas, an Aztec, has spent fifty years studying Aztec civilization....

 

7.

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 La Raza Unida Party and a county judge, discusses several issues affecting Chicanos today and the party's efforts to address some of those issues through political office and community organizing. Gutiérrez...

 

8.

A Chicano's Perspective On Cuba

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Latin America

Host:
Armando Gutiérrez

Interviewee:
Paul Velez

Broadcast date:
Aug 13, 1978

Description:


Paul Velez discusses his impressions and observations of Cuba, where he traveled for a Festival of Youths and Students Conference. Velez attended the Festival as a member of Austin’s delegation. The festival offered many cultural presentations,...

 

9.

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. Tafoya explains that Chicano Spanish is different from dialects because of its preservation of 16th century grammer and...

 

10.

The Chicano Novel (Part II)

Theme:
Culture

Series:
Literature

Host:
Alejandro Saenz

Interviewee:
Ramon Saldivar

Broadcast date:
Jul 6, 1977

Description:


Dr. Ramon Saldivar discusses the major themes that contemporary Chicano authors explore through the novel. The authors disussed include Jose Antonio Villareal, Ron Arias, Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, and Oscar Zeta Acosta. Dr. Saldivar explains that...

 
 

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