Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Latino USA interview on racist Arizona initiative

May 2, 2008


WEEK IN REVIEW

Latino USA's Maria Hinojosa and Univision's Maria Elena Salinas speak about news issues of the week affecting the Latino community.

Full program MP3, 29 minutes. <http://www.utexas.edu/coc/kut/latinousa/stationservices/mpeg/080502lusapgm787.mp3>





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<http://www.utexas.edu/coc/kut/latinousa/stationservices/podcast/2008/05/0502_wir_lusa_podcast.mp3>


ARIZONA AMERICAN VALUES LEGISLATION

In Arizona, legislation is currently being debated that seeks to limit what public schools and universities can include in their curricula. Senate Bill 1108 would ban teachings that are counter to democracy and Western civilization or that encourage dissent. But educators and students across the state have sounded alarms about the proposal, saying the law is really targeting Chicano student organizations and ethnic studies classes. From KJZZ in Phoenix, Marcos Najera has our story.

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<http://www.utexas.edu/coc/kut/latinousa/stationservices/podcast/2008/05/0502_01_lusa_podcast.mp3>



DR. RODOLFO ACUNA

Latino USA's Maria Hinojosa speaks with Professor Rodolfo Acuna about the proposed Arizona legislation.


Listen in MP3
<http://www.utexas.edu/coc/kut/latinousa/stationservices/podcast/2008/05/0502_02_lusa_podcast.mp3>


LUIS RODRIGUEZ

Commentator Luis Rodriguez shares a story on how joining MEChA provided him a path for empowerment.

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<http://www.utexas.edu/coc/kut/latinousa/stationservices/podcast/2008/05/0502_03_lusa_podcast.mp3>



PATRICIA SANTANA

Latino USA's Maria Hinojosa speaks with author Patricia Santana about her latest book, Ghosts of El Grullo.

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<http://www.utexas.edu/coc/kut/latinousa/stationservices/podcast/2008/05/0502_04_lusa_podcast.mp3>

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