Línea Abierta

Línea Abierta is the first — and only — national live talk and call-in program in public broadcasting interconnecting Spanish-speaking audiences and newsmakers throughout the United States and Mexico.  Each weekday, Línea Abierta offers an hour of news, analysis, features, interviews, round-tables, special series and listener call-ins on current events, health, jobs, politics, the environment, education, the arts and culture, race relations and immigrant rights, and more. Diverse guests and audience members exchange views and crucial information, as our experienced hosts lead the dialogue.  Radio Bilingüe launched Línea Abierta in 1995 to meet the void of intelligent, thoughtful Spanish language and Latino-oriented public affairs programming in public and commercial media — and it is still unmatched today, carried by 75 stations across the nation. Available free to stations via satellite, content deport and radiobilingue.org.

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Schools Not Prisons.

30 September, 2016

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 7893 1:00 PM PT Schools Not Prisons. A number of young performing artists tour California, including some correctional facilities, in an effort...


Mexico Edition.

30 September, 2016

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 7892 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news...


Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF OCTOBER 3, 2016

30 September, 2016

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 PROGRAM # 7894  12:00 PM PST. Willie Velasquez. Mexican American activist and voting rights pioneer Willie Velasquez is featured on a documentary that premieres...


Schools Allowing Guns on Campus.

29 September, 2016

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 7891 12:00 PM PT Schools Allowing Guns on Campus. School district officials from high schools in Kern County are allowing non-employees to...


Rethinking the Farmworker Movement. Also, New Farmworker Union. Also, Wendy’s Resists Ethics Code.

28 September, 2016

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 7890 12:00 PM PT Rethinking the Farmworker Movement. Pulitzer Prize winning author Miriam Pawel talks about her new book The Crusades of...


First Presidential Debate.

27 September, 2016

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 PROGRAM # 7889 12:00 PM PST. First Presidential Debate. The day after the first presidential debate, campaign representatives join this program to discuss selected...


“Mirar Morir.”

26 September, 2016

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 7888 12:00 PM PST. “Mirar Morir.” Two years after the killing of six people and the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala,...

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Mexico Edition.

23 September, 2016

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 PROGRAM # 7886 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Faced with global warming, financial institutions and governments are already testing the implementation of new forms...


Encuentro de Jaraneros.

22 September, 2016

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 7885 12:00 PM PT Encuentro de Jaraneros. Groups of soneros and bailadores from all over California gathered in East Los Angeles, a...


“America’s Social Arsonist.” Also, The Equinox and Aztlan.

21 September, 2016

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 PROGRAM # 7884 12:00 PM PT “America’s Social Arsonist.” A conversation with the author of the first biography of Fred Ross, an unsung pioneer...


Meet the Hosts

Chelis Lopez and Samuel Orozco

Línea Abierta originates from the Radio Bilingüe studios in Oakland and Fresno, California with hosts Chelis Lopez and Samuel Orozco. Each Friday a Mexico edition airs hosted by journalist Martha Elena Ramirez.


LIVE Monday to Friday 12 - 1:00 pm PT
Tape Delay Monday to Friday 9 - 10:00 pm PT

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