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“American Dirt” and Diversity in Book Publishing.

TUESDAY, MARCH 31 PROGRAM # 8843 12:00 PM PT “American Dirt” and Diversity in Book Publishing. Announced by its fans as “a great migrant novel,” the book “American Dirt” tells the story about a Mexican mom and son who are forced to flee their hometown and crossed to the US after they feared for their […]

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Poeta y teólogo de la liberación, Ernesto Cardenal.

Poet Ernesto Cardenal Dies.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11 PROGRAM # 8826 12:00 PM PT Poet Ernesto Cardenal Dies. The Nicaraguan poet, revolutionary and former minister of culture Ernesto Cardenal died this month at 95. A Catholic priest and liberation theologian, Cardenal defied the Catholic Church hierarchy in the 80s. In this interview from 2014 when he visited Cuernavaca to present […]

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Entriegas: The Delivery of the Newlyweds.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27 PROGRAM # 8813 12:00 PM PT Entriegas: The Delivery of the Newlyweds. Deep in the heartlands of Rio Arriba country in New Mexico and Colorado, folk musicians have been regarded for centuries as gatekeepers of family traditions. Folk musicians have been held in high esteem because of the key role they play […]

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Línea Abierta At 25: The First Broadcasts.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 PROGRAM # 8811 12:00 PM PT Línea Abierta At 25: The First Broadcasts. On this day, Línea Abierta turns 25. The original production team meets to reflect on the dreams driving the creation of the first nationally-distributed weekday news/talk show in Spanish in the public radio system. The program, still the only […]

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Barack Obama charla con Samuel Orozco durante la Convención Nacional Demócrata en Boston, Massachusetts en 2004.

Línea Abierta At 25: Memorable Conversations.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24 PROGRAM # 8810 12:00 PM PT Línea Abierta At 25: Memorable Conversations. This week, Línea Abierta celebrates 25 years on the nation’s public radio airwaves. To mark this milestone, the team compiled memorable segments from Línea’s historical archives, including interviews with US Presidents, authors, scientists and other newsmakers; public forums with political […]

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Natalia Toledo: Mexican Zapotec Poet.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17 PROGRAM # 8805 12:00 PM PT Natalia Toledo: Mexican Zapotec Poet. The world celebrates International Mother Language Day, a time to raise awareness about treasured languages that are at risk of vanishing. On this occasion, Mexican indigenous poet Natalia Toledo talks about her Zapotec roots, the role of moms and grandmas in […]

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Los Cancioneros del Valle.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6 PROGRAM # 8798 12:00 PM PT Los Cancioneros del Valle. Folk musicians from the Rio Arriba area of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado have been passing centuries-old songs and stories from generation to generation through oral tradition. In Antonito, one of the oldest towns in Colorado’s San Luis Valley, a family […]

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Corridos de Río Arriba.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29 PROGRAM # 8792 12:00 PM PT Corridos de Río Arriba. From the raid to a courthouse by a group of insurgents to the death in Viet Nam of a Chicano soldier to the flooding of a small town, corridistas in the Rio Grande del Norte region have for centuries brought the news […]

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“Mimi’s Suitcase.” Also, Puerto Rico Quake Emergency.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15 PROGRAM # 8782 12:00 PM PT “Mimi’s Suitcase.” A conversation with the author of an autobiographical story of an Iranian woman who returns to war-torn Iran after growing as a child in Barcelona. The humorous, one-woman show raises questions about identity, women’s rights, homeland and the aftermaths of displacement. The show has […]

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Ohtli for Martha Cotera.

MONDAY, JANUARY 13 PROGRAM # 8780 12:00 PM PT Ohtli for Martha Cotera. The renowned Chicana feminist historian Martha Cotera was recognized with the Ohtli Award, the highest distinction given by Mexico to those who make outstanding contributions to improve the lives of Mexicans in the US and other countries. In this conversation, Cotera talks […]

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