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Línea Abierta : Linda Chavez-Thompson y Reies López Tijerina

  • Title: Linda Chavez-Thompson y Reies López Tijerina
  • Guest: Linda Chavez-Thompson
  • Additional Guests: Reies López Tijerina
  • Host: Samuel Orozco
  • Date: Monday, September 1
  • Description: The daughter of cotton sharecroppers in Texas, Chávez-Thompson labored as a farm worker, joined the labor union movement and eventually rose through the ranks of the AFL-CIO.
  • Genre: News
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Program Number: 4010
  • Producer: Samuel Orozco
  • Progam Number: 4010
  • Publisher: Radio Bilingüe
  • Rights: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License
  • Subject: Politics
  • Year: 2003
  • Program Name: 030901 #4010 - Reis Lopez Tijerina_0.mp3
  • Length: 63:24 minutes (58.06 MB)
  • Format: Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Linda Chavez-Thompson. The daughter of cotton sharecroppers in Texas, Chávez-Thompson labored as a farm worker, joined the labor union movement and eventually rose through the ranks of the AFL-CIO to become the first person of color and the first woman elected to Executive Vice-President of the AFL-CIO in 1995. This is an interview on current topics.

Also, Reies López Tijerina. A special interview with New Mexico folk hero Reies López Tijerina, one of the pioneers of the Chicano movement in the 1960s. The testimony of his dramatic civil rights struggle is written in his autobiographical book They Called Me "King Tiger."

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