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Learning a new language isn't easy. It's even harder if you haven't been to school in decades. That hasn't stopped 85-year-old Pablo Valverde, who ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 03:16
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According a recent report by the National Institute on Retirement Security, most Blacks and Latinos had nothing saved for their retirement. With fi...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Participants at Vida Senior Center
When we talk about immigration, many people forget that Latinos have been living in the United States for a long time, even before English settlers...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Before it was called DIY or even “do it yourself,” self-sufficiency had value. Our parents and grandparents called it “making do.” This episode exp...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KUT, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Don Fidel, an immigrant to the United States, opened a staple restaurant in Chicago, but for his family, it was more than restaurant.

  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 16:26
Caption: Ruben Aguilar (R) and Bill Luna (L)
Ruben Aguilar tells his friend Bill Luna about his family's deportation as part of the Mexican Repatriation Program in 1933.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2013
  • Length: 02:01
Caption: Children playing in Brooklyn, Credit: Michael Premo
Two first-person stories about gentrification and the struggle for home. Maisha Morales and her 10-year-old son Anthony talk about how her successf...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 08:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gauchos at the Market, Credit: Beatrice Murch
Every day is Market day in Buenos Aires, from the daily shopping of the weekdays to the special Independence day and Weekend marketseldersa

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Jul 17, 2009
  • Length: 10:55
  • Purchases: 1
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The city of Cali, Colombia is considered by many to be the world capital of salsa dancing. It’s usually seen in upscale nightspots around town. Bu...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2009
  • Length: 05:23
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Following twenty-four hours in one street of San Telmo, Buenos Aries

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Aug 16, 2008
  • Length: 10:47
  • Purchases: 1
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The story of the Grandmothes of the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aries

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Aug 02, 2008
  • Length: 10:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Walking in San Telmo and the Defensa Market

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 23, 2008
  • Length: 10:28
  • Purchases: 1
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A mix of voices from senior centers in East L.A looking back on what were undeniably hard times growing up during the depression with a degree of n...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 01:03
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Nelly Castillo tells the story of her son?s dream of becoming a major league pitcher.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 03:17
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Francisco Mena recounts his experiences as a private chef in Vegas

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 01:45
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A mix of voices from senior centers in East L.A. revealing that more than just memories, mothers are an inner presence.

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 1
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A mix of voices from senior centers in East L.A talking about their preferences for music from Mexican music to rock and roll.

Bought by WFUV


  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 01:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Nonagenarian Mimi Hunt recalls playing as a child in the LA River

  • Added: Jun 19, 2006
  • Length: 02:09
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David Orosco left school after third grade to work supporting his family. Here he recalls the importance of his elementary school teacher.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 02:44
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An audio version of David Greenberger?s Duplex Planet magazine, Growing Old In East L.A., offers a look into the lives of elderly Mexican-Americans...

Bought by KGLT, KPFA, KGLT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 53:31
  • Purchases: 4