MONDAY, AUGUST 26.
PROGRAM # 7049 12:00 PM PT
HEALTH MADE EASY. A premier Latino doctor joins this edition to discuss how to make the most of your life and maintain your youth, even in old age. Dr. Elmer Huerta shares tips from his book “Health Made Easy/La salud hecho facil” on eating healthily, getting enough exercise and managing stress.
Guest: Dr. Elmer Huerta, Author, Your Health Made Easy! (La salud hecho facil: Consejos vitales para llegar a viejo lo mas joven posible), Principal Researcher, Latin American Cancer Research Coalition (LACRC), Founder and Director of the Cancer Preventorium at the Washington Cancer Institute, Washington, D.C.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27.
PROGRAM # 7050 12:00 PM PT
LOS TRES REYES. The last of the great trios of romantic Mexican music is alive and well in Texas. Los Tres Reyes, or the Three Kings, still has two of its original members, who continue to sing in the three-part harmony that mixes voice with guitar and became immensely popular in the late 1940s. Founding twin brothers Gilberto and Raul Puente, along with high-voice Cuban singer Bebo Cardenas, join this edition to share anecdotes from the past and present.
Guests: Gilberto Puente, Raul Puente, and Bebo Cardenas, Trio Los Tres Reyes, San Antonio, TX, http://triolostresreyes.net.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28.
PROGRAM # 7051 12:00 PM PT
“REPORTERO”. What is it like to report on the drug war in Mexico, amidst death threats, and murders and exiles of colleagues? The subject of the film Reportero joins this edition to discuss his life’s work reporting on the California-Mexico border and his recent book “No Se Olviden de Nosotros” (“Don’t Forget About Us”). We also hear from one of the first U.S. attorneys who has spearheaded several successful asylum petitions on behalf of exiled reporters and human rights activists from Mexico.
Guests: Sergio Haro, Reporter, Semanario Zeta, Tijuana, Mexico, http://www.zetatijuana.com; Attorney Carlos Spector-Calderon, Political asylum expert, El Paso, TX.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29.
PROGRAM # 7052 12:00 PM PT
THE MARCH 50th AND THE MORATORIUM. This week marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when Martin Luther King, Jr. made history with his “I Have a Dream” speech. At the anniversary event in Washington, D.C., immigration reform is one of the headlining calls to action. Today is also the anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium, the mass peace protest in East Los Angeles that sparked violent police attacks that killed journalist Ruben Salazar and two others. Activists from past and present join this edition to discuss the significance of these anniversaries and to share efforts to commemorate the heroes of Chicano civil rights movement, including an event planned in Fresno, California called “Chicano History Revisited in Fresno County.”
Guests: Gloria Hernandez, Organizer, “Chicano History Revisited” Community Forum, Fresno, CA; Javier Guzman, Director, Chicano Youth Center, Fresno, CA.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30.
PROGRAM # 7053 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.