audio by location phoenix az
59:29 minutes (54.47 MB)
ARIZONA: THE IMMIGRATION DEBATE. Anti-immigration laws in Arizona have helped shape polarized political campaigns around the country, making this a top issue for Latino voters, along with jobs and the economy. Public figures on both sides have been invited to debate the issue. Part of our series Hacia el Voto 2010, this is a live broadcast from Phoenix, in collaboration with the team of “Contacto Total”, a weekday call-in program produced out of KNUV 1190 AM Phoenix.
Guests: Anna Gaines, Founder and President, American Citizens United, Phoenix, AZ, http://americancitizensunited.cloverpad.org/ ; Roberto Reveles, Chairman of Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, http://acluaz.org/
59:10 minutes (54.17 MB)
ARIZONA: THE LATINO VOTE. Gov. Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 and has made this controversial immigration law a keystone of her campaign, while opponents call it a violation of civil and human rights. Will this top issue for Latinos bring out the Latino vote in force? Civic leaders and get-out-the-vote promoters give an account of the challenges and potential of the Latino vote in Arizona. Part of our series Hacia el Voto 2010, this is a live broadcast in conjunction with “Contacto Total,” of KNUV 1190 AM Phoenix.
Guests: Francisco Heredia, State Director, Mi Familia Vota, Phoenix, AZ, mifamiliavota.net ; Luis Valentan, Unemployed construction worker, single father and volunteer, Promise Arizona, Phoenix, AZ; Emily Ángeles, Voter registration volunteer, Promise Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, http://promiseaz.org/
59:08 minutes (54.14 MB)
ARIZONA: A TOWN HALL MEETING. Latino voters from different backgrounds convene in this public forum to talk about their critical issues, interests and emotions surrounding the midterm elections. They will be invited to speak out about pressing issues such as the Arizona immigration law, unemployment, home foreclosures, and healthcare reform. Part of our series Hacia el Voto 2010 , this program will be aired on a tape-delayed basis. The original, two-hour session was recorded live the previous evening in downtown Phoenix.
Guests: Reymundo Torres, representative, Arizona Latino Republicans Association, Phoenix, AZ; Carmen Cornejo, Democrat voter, Dream Act advocate, Phoenix, AZ; Javier Zuloaga, member, Somos Republicans association, Phoenix, AZ; Rev. Jose Torres, member, Somos Republicans association, Phoenix, AZ; Abigail Duarte, State coordinator, Civic Participation Campaign, Mi Familia Vota, Phoenix, AZ.
59:07 minutes (54.14 MB)
ARIZONA REPUBLICANS DIVIDED BY SB 1070. Arizona’s controversial anti-immigration law, SB 1070, has divided some Latino Republicans. In a community forum organized by Radio Bilingüe in Phoenix, ground zero of the immigration debate, representatives of the official Republican party line defended the law, while dissident Republicans condemned it and threatened to vote against Governor Brewer. This edition offers excerpts of the first hour of this live forum.
Guests: Reymundo Torres, Member, Arizona Latino Republican Association (ALRA), Phoenix, AZ, http://latinogop.org/ ; Joe Peñalosa, Immigration attorney and member, Somos Republicans, Phoenix, AZ, www.somosrepublicans.com ; Elías Bermúdez, President, Inmigrantes Sin Fronteras, Phoenix, AZ; Manuel Sigüenza, Business owner, Phoenix, AZ.
59:05 minutes (54.11 MB)
NEW YEAR’S PROJECTIONS. Línea Abierta’s first edition of 2012 takes a look at the developments that are expected to make the news during 2012. Hosted by contributor Gabriel Villalobos from Phoenix, Arizona, this program examines the outlook of the current situation of crisis and unemployment, and the issues expected to headline the major presidential campaigns.
Guests: Dr. Juan Andrade, President, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute, Chicago, IL, www.ushli.org ; Dr. Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda, Associate Professor, Chicano Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/chavez/raulhinjosaojeda.htm