Sounds of Cultura: American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music
Original Airdate: 2011-05-12
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ASU Professor Paul Espinosa, with the School of Transborder Studies, talks about an exhibition tracing the contributions and influence of Latino music to American popular music and culture. Espinosa explores how a new generation of Mexican Americans have used music to express their cultural identity and previews "Ballad of an Unsung Hero," a documentary that chronicles Pedro J. Gonzalez's life, from his days with Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution to his career as a popular recording star.