Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly... more.
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Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly after finding out she was ...
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Lucille Mascarenas tells her son, Victor, about what happened when she moved from the city... more.
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Lucille Mascarenas tells her son, Victor, about what happened when she moved from the city to work on her husband's ...
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Recorded in Taos, New Mexico
New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City... more.
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New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City Island line in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk... more.
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Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk about growing up in a ...
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Gilbert Zermeño tells his wife, Pat Powers-Zermeño, about wanting to join the school band when... more.
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Gilbert Zermeño tells his wife, Pat Powers-Zermeño, about wanting to join the school band when he was in 6...
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Recorded in Phoenix, Arizona
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about... more.
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Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about growing up poor in Chicago.
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Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin
Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during... more.
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Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during an IED attack while deployed ...
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Recorded in Lubbock, Texas
Army Captain Stefanie Pelkey speaks to friend and fellow veteran Army Sergeant "TJ" Hart about... more.
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Army Captain Stefanie Pelkey speaks to friend and fellow veteran Army Sergeant "TJ" Hart about the time her husband, Michael ...
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Recorded in Houston, Texas
Rob Sanchez (R) and his friend Felix Aponte (L), who both served time at Sing... more.
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Rob Sanchez (R) and his friend Felix Aponte (L), who both served time at Sing Sing Penitentiary, talk about Rob's ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their... more.
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Three stories about student mentors called "Chasers" who do whatever it takes to get their kids to class.
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Recorded in Pasadena, California
Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the... more.
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Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the Mexican Repatriation Program in 1933.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys'... more.
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Larry Hoover tells his granddaughter Anastacia Garcia about his time at The New Mexico Boys' School in Springer, New Mexico.
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Recorded in Taos, New Mexico
Jose Rodriguez tells his former coach Charles Zelinsky how he got involved in the Special... more.
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Jose Rodriguez tells his former coach Charles Zelinsky how he got involved in the Special Olympics.
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Recorded in Trenton, New Jersey
Cristina Peña and Chris Ondaatje, who have been dating since high school, remember when Cristina... more.
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Cristina Peña and Chris Ondaatje, who have been dating since high school, remember when Cristina revealed she was born ...
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Two stories about teachers who went beyond the classroom to help their kids.
Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his friend and former... more.
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Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his friend and former partner, Eddie Nieves (R), about ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah
Frank Barela and Frank Maestas talk to their grandson C.J. Maestas about his gymnastics career.
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Frank Barela and Frank Maestas talk to their grandson C.J. Maestas about his gymnastics career.
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Recorded in Albuquerque, New Mexico