Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
Congressman Raul Grijalva talks to his daughter Marisa about his mother's influence on his education.
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Adolph Carranza remembers an unusual holiday donation from the Salvation Army.
Adolph Carranza remembers an unusual holiday donation from the Salvation Army.
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Recorded in Paonia, California
Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez remembers how teachers changed the names of Mexican-American students during the 1950s.
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
Bishop Ricardo Ramirez remembers his grandmother Francisca "Panchita" Espitia.
Bishop Ricardo Ramirez remembers his grandmother Francisca "Panchita" Espitia.
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Recorded in Mesilla, New Mexico
Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during... more.
Manny Diaz tells his friend Blanca Vazquez about growing up in New York City, during the Depression.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Rob Sanchez (R) and his friend Felix Aponte (L), who both served time at Sing... more.
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
Jesus Melendez telling Frank Perez about poet Pedro Pietri's final moments in an air ambulance.
Jesus Melendez telling Frank Perez about poet Pedro Pietri's final moments in an air ambulance.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Gustavo Mestas talks to his daughter, Ileana, about escaping from Cuba to the U.S. in... more.
Gustavo Mestas talks to his daughter, Ileana, about escaping from Cuba to the U.S. in 1963.
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Recorded in Georgetown, Delaware
Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk... more.
Secretary of the Interior, Kenneth Salazar (R) and his brother, Congressman John Salazar (L), talk about growing up in a ...
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Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly... more.
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
Graciela Kavulla tells her husband, Timothy, about her grandmother, who was a midwife.
Graciela Kavulla tells her husband, Timothy, about her grandmother, who was a midwife.
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Recorded in Houston, Texas
Gladys and Carolina de la Torre remember their older sister Azucena who was killed in... more.
Gladys and Carolina de la Torre remember their older sister Azucena who was killed in the World Trade Center on ...
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Recorded in Orlando, Florida
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about... more.
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
Gloria Mengual tells her partner, Charles Gregory, about growing up with epilepsy.
Gloria Mengual tells her partner, Charles Gregory, about growing up with epilepsy.
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Recorded in Hartford, Connecticut
Frank Barela and Frank Maestas talk to their grandson C.J. Maestas about his gymnastics career.
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
Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah
Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out... more.
Antero Garcia (R) talks to his former student Roger Alvarez (L) who dropped out during his senior year of high ...
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Recorded in Culver City, California
Julio Diaz remembers being robbed on a subway platform in the Bronx.
Julio Diaz remembers being robbed on a subway platform in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Two stories about teachers who went beyond the classroom to help their kids.
Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez... more.
Sylvia Mendez (L), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (R), 59, about Mendez v. Westminster, their family's 1945 lawsuit that won ...
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Recorded in Walnut, California