MONDAY, OCTOBER 14.
PROGRAM # 7088 12:00 PM PT
TRIO LOS PANCHOS. The internationally famous Trio Los Panchos, perhaps the best known interpreters of classic-trio romantic boleros, talk about the beginnings of their unique music style, their most memorable themes, and the future of the classic trio sound.
Guests: Gabriel Vargas, Jaime Islas y Taurino Vargas, Trío Los Panchos, Oakland, CA.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15.
PROGRAM # 7089 12:00 PM PT
IMMIGRANT PROTECTIONS. California Gov. Brown signed new laws that expand rights for the undocumented and press the issue of immigration reform nationally. One law limits immigrant detentions and another one grants driver’s licenses to the undocumented. Analysts comment on these and other news developments in the immigration area.
Guests: Angelica Salas, Executive Director, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), Los Angeles, CA, http://www.chirla.org/; Neidi Dominguez, Organizer, California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance, Phoenix, AZ; Judith Hernandez, Member-leader, Puente Arizona, Phoenix, AZ.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16.
PROGRAM # 7090 12:00 PM PT
LUIS GUTIERREZ: “STILL DREAMING.” Luis Gutiérrez, the ten-term congressman and champion of struggling immigrants, published a book of memoirs, where he talks about his childhood in the mean streets of Chicago and his rise to prominence as a national public figure and political leader. Entitled “Still Dreaming: My Journey from the Barrio to Capitol Hill,” his book gives details about his early life in Chicago’s volatile politics, his work as a progressive politician, and his complex relationship with President Obama on immigration reform.
Guest: Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Chicago, author of “Still Dreaming: My Journey from the Barrio to Capitol Hill,” Washington, DC.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17.
PROGRAM # 7091 12:00 PM PT
SHUTDOWN, DEBT-LIMIT CRISES. On the day when the country may run out of borrowed money, this is a debate on the debt-limit and government shutdown crises. How long will Congress’ gridlock go on? Who are the bigger losers of the shutdown? What’s at stake for the nation?
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18.
PROGRAM # 7092 12:00 PM PT
MEXICO EDITION. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments.