Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

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Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

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Muy buenas noches: Mexico, Television, and the Cold War (The Mexican Experience)

By Celeste González de Biistamante

By die end of the 20th century, Mexican multimedia conglomerate Televisa stood as one of the most powerful media companies in the world. Thron gli an examination of early television news programs, this book reveals the tensions that existed between what the government officials wanted to be reported and what was actually reported and how. It also outlines how television news programming played an integral role in creating a sense of lo mexicano (thai which is Mexican) al a time of tremendous political, social and cultural change.

2013. 314 pgs. ISBN: 978-0803240100. «40.00 paper. University of Nebraska Press, (505) 277-2346. www.unmpress.com.

The Writings of Eusebio Chacón (Paso Por Aquí Series on the Nuevomexicano Literary Heritage)

By A. Gabriel Mclcndcz and Francisco A. Lorneli

Eusebio Chacón, born in Peñasco, RM,, is arguably one of the most significant and most overlooked figures in New Mexico's cultural heritage. He was also New Mexico's first novelist, and took pride in his pioneering efforts to establish a Nuevomexicano literary tradition. …

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