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Migrant Hero.

THURSDAY, JULY 2. PROGRAM # 7556 12:00 PM PT Migrant Hero. The public television network PBS is featuring online a short film on Hugo Morales, a Mixtec Indian who went from migrant farmworker as a child to Harvard graduate and to creator of the Latino radio network in US public broadcasting. The producer of the […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico |
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Juan Villoro. Also, Lila Downs.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30. PROGRAM # 7554 12:00 PM PT Juan Villoro. A conversation with renowned Mexican writer and journalist Juan Villoro. During his decades in journalism, Villoro has been covering Mexico’s elections, Mexican media and popular culture, and the Zapatista uprising in Southern Mexico. In this interview, he examines those topics. Guest: Juan Villoro, Writer, […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
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Guestworkers: Stuck at the Bottom.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25. PROGRAM # 7551 12:00 PM PT Guestworkers: Stuck at the Bottom. A reputed think tank found that across the U.S., the wages and working conditions of guest workers are as low as those of undocumented workers. Having legal temporary status does not help them improve their workplace conditions and standard of living. […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
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First U.S. Latino Poet Laureate.

TUESDAY, JUNE 23. PROGRAM # 7549 12:00 PM PT First U.S. Latino Poet Laureate. Juan Felipe Herrera, who just finished a term as the poet laureate of California, makes history yet again becoming the first Latino to serve as poet laureate of the U.S. The son of migrant farm workers, Herrera is currently a university […]

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Master Folklorist: Daniel Sheehy.

MONDAY, JUNE 22. PROGRAM # 7548 12:00 PM PT Master Folklorist: Daniel Sheehy. Ethnomusicologist, acclaimed music producer and virtuoso mariachero Daniel Sheehy has been awarded NEA’s 2015 National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Sheehy is a long-time advocate for grassroots, traditional artists around the country and the hemisphere. […]

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Leticia Hernández y Víctor Cartagena

Acclaimed Salvadoran Artists.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17. PROGRAM # 7545 12:00 PM PT Acclaimed Salvadoran Artists. Born in Los Angeles of Salvadoran immigrant parents, Leticia Hernández has become a leading poet in California. She has presented her poetry around the country and in El Salvador. Salvadoran-born artist Víctor Cartagena has been working on visual art in the San Francisco […]

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Children Without a Birth Certificate.

TUESDAY, JUNE 16. PROGRAM # 7544 12:00 PM PT Children Without a Birth Certificate. While Republicans in Congress seek to end birthright citizenship to the children of undocumented parents, Texas is denying birth certificates to U.S. citizen children whose parents are undocumented. An advocate representing affected women from Mexico and Central America comments on this. […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
Leonardo “Flaco” Jiménez y su acrdeón

Flaco Jiménez.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10. PROGRAM # 7540 12:00 PM PT Flaco Jiménez. A conversation with conjunto accordion master Leonardo “Flaco” Jiménez, who for seven decades has interpreted traditional tejano tunes and, performing with legends like Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson, has taken Mexican border music to larger, rock and country audiences all over the world. Flaco’s […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JUNE 9. PROGRAM # 7539 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A leading immigration advocate comments on the next steps after a federal court of appeals decided to leave in place an injunction blocking President Obama’s executive actions. He outlines the scenarios, the legal strategies and the prospective timeline. He also comments on the calls […]

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Posted in Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Many Forgo Doctor’s Visits.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3. PROGRAM # 7535 12:00 PM PT Many Forgo Doctor’s Visits. More than one in four adults who bought health insurance last year skipped needed medical care because they couldn’t afford it. The newly insured prefer to skip medical tests, treatments and doctor visits because deductibles and co-pays are often very high. A […]

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