A renowned Latino filmmaker from the US traces the footsteps of his family’s history in Bolivia, his father’s homeland. As he searched for clues in a remote mountain town, he began learning about troubling secrets of the family and gaining insights into dramatic episodes in the history of the country. The documentary will premiere the first week of October on national TV.
Guest: Rick Tejada-Flores, Award-Winning Filmmaker, Producer/Director, “My Bolivia: Remembering What I Never Knew,” San Francisco, CA.
From Detainee to Advocate. An immigrant father who gained notoriety after being detained in Los Angeles while dropping his kids at school, spent six months in detention and was recently released on bond. He is now an active advocate of California’s Values Act, the pro-sanctuary state bill. He tells his story.
Guest: Rómulo Avélica, Recently Released Immigrant Detainee, Activist, Los Angeles.
Clash in the Senate on Health Care. Today, two competing health care bills are introduced in the US Senate: independent Sen. Bernie Sanders proposed a government-financed health care for all system, and two Republican senators are making a last-ditch effort to pass legislation to repeal Obamacare by the end of September. These news stories are reported on the air.
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