Paul Espinosa Papers, 1970-2008 (MSS 768)

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Extent: 111.5 Linear feet (212 archives boxes, 7 shoeboxes, 24 cartons, and 8 oversize folders)

Papers of Paul Espinosa, an award-winning filmmaker and producer specializing in documentary and dramatic films focused on the U.S.-Mexico border region.

Paul Espinosa, an award-winning Filmmaker and Producer, is the President/CEO of Espinosa Productions, a film and video company specializing in documentary and dramatic films focused on the U.S.-Mexico border region. He has been involved with producing films for over 35 years and is Professor Emeritus in the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. Espinosa received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in Anthropology where he specialized in the cultural analysis of television communication and his B.A. degree from Brown University, also in Anthropology. He has worked with the public television stations in San Diego and Dallas as a Senior Producer and Executive Producer. Specializing in Latino and U.S.-Mexico border topics, Espinosa has produced, directed, written and hosted numerous programs for PBS.

Espinosa has shared his expertise, experience and social activism at many universities and community centers across the Americas. He has been honored with Paul Espinosa Film Festivals in Phoenix, Albuquerque, El Paso, and San Diego. The National Association of Hispanic Journalists inducted him into the NAHJ Hall of Fame and the California Chicano News Media Association honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. He received the Outstanding Latino Cultural Award in Performing Arts from the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education; the Domingo Ulloa Cultural Worker Award from California Rural Legal Assistance in recognition of his contributions to public understanding of the experiences of Mexican origin peoples in the United States; and he was honored with the Hispanic Heritage Month Resolution presented on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC.

Espinosa is a Board Member of the Media Arts Center of San Diego and is an active member of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers. He previously served on the Boards of the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) National Board, the Arizona Latino Arts & Culture Consortium, the Media Arts Center of San Diego (as President and Founding Board Member), the California Council for the Humanities, the Arizona Humanities Council and the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers National Board (as Treasurer).

Espinosa biography from http://espinosaproductions.com.

Papers of Paul Espinosa, an award-winning independent filmmaker and producer specializing in documentary and dramatic films focused on the U.S.-Mexico border region, and Professor Emeritus in the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. The collection primarily consists of production files relating to Espinosa's decades-long filmmaking career, and office and subject files from his many years as a senior and executive producer at the public television station KPBS in San Diego, where he produced, directed, wrote and hosted numerous programs for PBS. The files contain research and subject materials, planning documents, production-related content, and other papers and media files documenting Espinosa's professional interests and documentary work.

Arranged in seven series: 1) EARLY RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION; 2) KPBS OFFICE AND SUBJECT FILES; 3) PRODUCTION FILES; 4) CALIFAS (1982); 5) GROUPS, CONFERENCES & ORGANIZATIONS; 6) SOUND RECORDINGS; and 7) MOVING IMAGE RECORDINGS.

Container List

EARLY RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION

Scope and Content of Series

Series 1) EARLY RESEARCH AND DISSERTION: Notes, interview transcripts, and writings created while Espinosa was a graduate student in anthropology at Stanford University and the years directly following. Arranged in four subseries: A) Course Materials and Notes, B) Interviews and Notebooks, C) Lou Grant Show, and D) Writings.

A) Course Materials and Notes: Calendars, correspondence, and notes on phone calls relating to Espinosa's Stanford University dissertation and magazine publications. Also includes lecture notes from Stanford University, primarily from classes on anthropology, Spanish, and communication, and some course materials for classes taught by Dr. Espinosa.

B) Interviews and Notebooks: Interviews and Notebooks: Transcripts of Espinosa's interviews with screenwriter Ken Trevey and with LA Times journalists and editors, and notebooks containing personal notes, journal entries, and lecture and research notes.

C) Lou Grant Show: Espinosa's notes on the cast, characters, and production of the Lou Grant television series, used as research for his 1982 dissertation, Text-Building in a Hollywood Television Series: An Ethnographic Study.

D) Writings: Drafts, notes, and correspondence for Espinosa's dissertation and other writings while a student at Stanford University.

Course Materials and Notes

Box 1 Folder 1
AAAS Media internship program press release and photograph, 1976

Includes a photographic portrait of Espinosa.

Box 1 Folder 2
Calendars, 1977-1979
Box 1 Folder 3-5
Correspondence, 1977-1982
Box 1 Folder 6
Typewritten notes from phone calls and conversations, 1977
Box 1 Folder 7-18
Anthropology graduate coursework, 1974-1976
Box 2 Folder 1-6
Anthropology graduate coursework, 1974-1976
Box 2 Folder 7
Chicano History 164A (Camarillo), 1975-1976
Box 2 Folder 8
Communication 190: International Communication (Rogers), 1975
Box 2 Folder 9
Communication and Social Change (E. Rogers), undated
Box 2 Folder 10
Economics 120: Mexican Tradition (Gurley), 1975-1976
Box 2 Folder 11
Notebook - Anthropology 290A and Human Biology 2B, 1974
Box 2 Folder 12
Notebook - Spanish 274 and History 304A, undated
Box 3 Folder 1
Spanish 274 (Franco), 1974
Box 3 Folder 2
Pre-Columbian American slide lecture - Mini-course taught by Espinosa, 1978
Box 3 Folder 3
Ethnography of Television Communication - Course taught by Espinosa at UC San Diego, 1980

Interviews and Notebooks

Box 3 Folder 4
Interview transcript with screenwriter Ken Trevey, 1978
Box 3 Folder 5-9
Interview transcripts with LA Times journalists and editors, undated

Subjects include Al Martinez, Bella Stumbo, Gene Blake, Jean Taylor, and Narda Zacchino.

Box 3 Folder 10-12
Notebooks no. 1-6, 1977-1978
Box 4 Folder 1-3
Notebooks no. 7-12, 1977-1978
Box 4 Folder 4
TV Guide: The First 25 Years, 1979 October
Box 4 Folder 5
Miscellaneous notebooks, undated

Lou Grant Show (1977-1978)

Box 4 Folder 6
Lou Grant episode notes
Box 4 Folder 7
Air dates
Box 4 Folder 8
Background
Box 4 Folder 9
Casting and cast notes
Box 4 Folder 10
Character development - Non-principals
Box 4 Folder 11
Character development - Principals
Box 4 Folder 12
Character inclusion
Box 4 Folder 13
Characterization
Box 4 Folder 14
Comments on other TV shows
Box 4 Folder 15
Constraints of form
Box 4 Folder 16
Conventions and norms
Box 4 Folder 17
Creativity and collaboration
Box 4 Folder 18
Description of show by unit
Box 4 Folder 19
Directors
Box 4 Folder 20
Discourse
Box 4 Folder 21
Dubbing and screening
Box 4 Folder 22
Ed Asner comments
Box 4 Folder 23
Espinosa's reactions to shows
Box 4 Folder 24
Espinosa's interactions with cast and crew
Box 5 Folder 1
Ethnicity
Box 4 Folder 2
External considerations - Locations
Box 4 Folder 3
Field work daily summaries
Box 4 Folder 4
Film editing - Dailies
Box 4 Folder 5
"Hostages" story conference
Box 4 Folder 6
Humor
Box 5 Folder 7
Innovation and creativity
Box 5 Folder 8
Interview notes
Box 5 Folder 9
Irony
Box 5 Folder 10
Lou Grant image in publicity
Box 5 Folder 11
Mike Casey episode
Box 5 Folder 12
MTM Enterprises/Management
Box 5 Folder 13
Music score notes for "Renewal"
Box 5 Folder 14
Narrative coherence and consistency
Box 5 Folder 15
Networks and ratings
Box 5 Folder 16
Newspaper realism
Box 5 Folder 17-18
Notes
Box 5 Folder 19
Other story, dialog changes, and general story development
Box 5 Folder 20
Physical location
Box 5 Folder 21
Profiles of people with show personal characteristics
Box 5 Folder 22
Questions for production personnel
Box 5 Folder 23
Reactions to Lou Grant by unit
Box 5 Folder 24
Readings (with principals)
Box 5 Folder 25
Realism, or Too close for comfort
Box 5 Folder 26
Real world referencing
Box 5 Folder 27
Reception of show
Box 5 Folder 28
Reference and characterization
Box 5 Folder 29
Research
Box 5 Folder 30
Scheduling and budget
Box 5 Folder 31
Self-perception of Lou Grant
Box 5 Folder 32
Plot and subplot
Box 5 Folder 33
Scoring
Box 6
Scripts
Box 7
Scripts
Box 8 Folder 1
Shooting
Box 8 Folder 2
Social relations and interactions
Box 8 Folder 3
Story ideas and generations
Box 8 Folder 4
Technical constraints
Box 8 Folder 5
Visual effects
Box 8 Folder 6
Writing, writers and values

Writings

Box 8 Folder 7
The Consumerable Text: Construction of a Hollywood Television Series, 1979
Box 8 Folder 8-14
Cross Cultural Resource Center (CRCC) Monograph I. Demystifying the Concept of Culture: Theoretical and Conceptual Tools. Steven F. Arvizu, Warren A. Snyder and Paul T. Espinosa, 1978-1980

Drafts, manuscripts, correspondence, and flyers.

Box 9 Folder 1
Introduction to the Area (Mesoamerica) bibliography, undated

Dissertation and related research

Box 9 Folder 2
Miscellaneous grant and application materials, 1974-1976

Includes early vitae, statements of purpose, and forms completed for funding opportunities.

Box 9 Folder 3
NSF grant proposal for dissertation research - Television and the cultural transmission of ethnicity, 1976
Box 9 Folder 4
Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare research fellowship application - A case study in the anthropology of visual communication, 1977
Box 9 Folder 5
Citations and bibliographies, 1977
Box 9 Folder 6
Committee reactions to various chapters, 1981-1982
Box 9 Folder 7
Copyright registration, 1982
Box 9 Folder 8
Notes, 1979 and undated
Box 9 Folder 9
Outlines
Box 9 Folder 10
Freewriting, 1979
Box 9 Folder 11
Long abstract for "We can't do that!" Production Constraints in a Hollywood Story Conference. Presented at AAA annual meeting, 1981

KPBS OFFICE AND SUBJECT FILES

Scope and Content of Series

Series 2) KPBS OFFICE AND SUBJECT FILES: Office and subject files, most of which were collected by Paul Espinosa while working as senior producer for the Office of Latino Affairs and as executive producer for Public Affairs and Ethnic Issues at KPBS. Files include correspondence, ephemera, reports, proposals, notes, clippings, press releases and planning materials regarding programs and research at KPBS. Emphasis is on topics pertinent to Latino culture, organizations, and issues in the San Diego-Tijuana region, though files on broadcasting environments and executive materials are included. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Box 9 Folder 12
Acuña, Rudy, 1993-1996
Box 9 Folder 13
Affirmative action in higher education, 1984-1986
Box 9 Folder 14-15
African-American Donor Task Force, ca. 1990
Box 9 Folder 16
Aguilar, Claire (UCLA Film and Television Archive), 1990
Box 9 Folder 17
Aguirre, Mike, 1987, 2000-2002

Includes an email regarding Cesar Chavez.

Box 10 Folder 1-2
AIDS and African-Americans, ca. 1988-1989

Includes AIDS ephemera, copies of the AIDSan Diego newsletter, information on the San Diego AIDS Project.

Box 10 Folder 3
AIDS and Latinos in San Diego, 1989-1994

Includes copies of the Coalition Connection and AIDSan Diego newsletters.

Box 10 Folder 4
Alien Rights Project, 1981

Notes on a conversation with Rick Schwartz.

Box 10 Folder 5
Alvarez, Robert R., 1981-1984

Papers on school segregation, including Lemon Grove.

Box 10 Folder 6
American Experience, 1988
Box 10 Folder 7
American Festival Project / San Diego and Tijuana Film Festival, ca. 1997
Box 10 Folder 8
Amigos del Valle Escondido, 1991
Box 10 Folder 9
Anaya, Toney. Speech on Walter Mondale, ca. 1984
Box 10 Folder 10
Andere-Mendiolea, Alfredo, 1991

Invitation to a reception for the Committee for Mexico and Mexicans in San Diego.

Box 10 Folder 11
Arias, Armando, 1986

Proposal for bilingual English and Spanish telecommunications network (BEST-NET).

Box 10 Folder 12
Arizmendi, Yareli - "Penny Envy", 1992
Box 10 Folder 13
Artenstein, Isaac, 1993-1995

Includes script for "Break of Dawn," based on Ballad of an Unsung Hero; with annotations by Dr. Espinosa.

Box 10 Folder 14
Artists on the Cutting Edge: Cross Fertilizations, 1992
Box 10 Folder 15
Asylum show - Sanctuary movement and Latin American refugees, 1985
Box 11 Folder 1-6
Audience research - KPBS Spanish radio and programming surveys, ca. 1975-1981

Survey methodologies and research notes examining the programming preferences of Spanish-speakers in San Diego. Includes a study on the audience for Say Brother, La Plaza and the Presente series; a file from Armando Valdez, and demographics from San Diego. See also the Teletemas Reports, and the Office of Communication Research files.

Box 11 Folder 7
Audience research - Television/Radio Age publications on the "Hispanic Decade", 1979-1980
Box 11 Folder 8
Audience research - Dade County (FL) Latin market report, 1978
Box 11 Folder 9
Avila, Carlos

Includes material on Echo Park Filmworks' Foto-Novelas series proposal.

Box 11 Folder 10
Baja rock art and cave paintings project, 1980
Box 11 Folder 11
Balibrera, Dana (Mexican cinema), ca. 1986
Box 11 Folder 12
Barajas, Sal, 1995
Box 11 Folder 13
Barrio Station, 1982-1997
Box 11 Folder 14
Bates, Jim, 1986-1990
Box 11 Folder 15
Before it's Too Late - School dropout crisis, 1991

Documentary on school dropout rates.

Box 12 Folder 1
Bejar, Alfredo (Latino Collaborative), 1988
Box 12 Folder 2
Beyond Racism Taskforce, 1992
Box 12 Folder 3
Bilingual Broadcasting - Elecciones '80, 1980
Box 12 Folder 4-5
Bilingual education project proposal and background, 1979-1985

Includes press release transcription of an address by William J. Bennett, US Secretary of Education, to the Association for a Better New York.

Box 12 Folder 6
Bilingual education - "Conflict in California" program script, 1980
Box 12 Folder 7
Black Camera - Indiana University Dept. of Afro-American Studies newsletter, 2001-2002
Box 12 Folder 8
Black writers and artists, 1986-1995

Includes flier for UCSD African Film Festival.

Box 12 Folder 9
Simon Bolivar documentary proposal, 1982
Box 12 Folder 10
Border Dialogue and Border Voices, 1990-1996
Box 12 Folder 11-12
Border Violence call-in program, 1986

Includes transcripts, questions, and background research.

Box 12 Folder 13
Boston Consulting Group - Report on public broadcasting, 1991
Box 12 Folder 14
Bowie, Nolan A. "Blacks and the mass media: the reasons for action, the actions to take", 1984, 1986

Includes statement from the Democratic National Committee denouncing the remarks of the prime minister of Japan.

Box 12 Folder 15
Bradley, Jim - Arriba y Abajo proposal, 1988-1989
Box 13 Folder 1
Briggs, Anasa, 1986-1988
Box 13 Folder 2
Briggs, Anasa - Ethnic People and the Census, 1990
Box 13 Folder 3
Brown, Father Richard, 1993
Box 13 Folder 4
Bruni, Tony, 1986-1987
Box 13 Folder 5
Buena Vista Cable TV, 1981
Box 13 Folder 6
Bunting, Buffy, 1992
Box 13 Folder 7
Café Cinema, 1993
Box 13 Folder 8
California Public Broadcasting Commission (CPBC) policy statement on "Bilingualism and Multi-culturalism" - Latino response, 1983
Box 13 Folder 9
California Rural Legal Assistance, 1990-1991
Box 13 Folder 10
Camacho, Joe - Annenberg and multiculturalism projects, ca. 1985
Box 13 Folder 11
Carreno, Mark (Latino Consortium), 1988-1989
Box 13 Folder 12
CEFNOMEX (Centro de Estudios Fronterizos del Norte de Mexico), 1984

Includes report, "A new policy perspective on immigration."

Box 13 Folder 13
Census Bureau report and press releases, "Nosotros…", 1980-1988
Box 13 Folder 14
Center for Social Re-Adaptation, Tijuana, 1984
Box 13 Folder 15
Central America Information Center Update, 1986-1990

Newsletters and press releases.

Box 13 Folder 16
Centro Cultural Tijuana, ca. 1985
Box 13 Folder 17
Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation (CARA), 1988
Box 13 Folder 18
Chicano murals, 1977-1981
Box 14 Folder 1
Chicano films, 1981-1986
Box 14 Folder 2
"Chicano Park" film screening, 1989
Box 14 Folder 3
Chicano Secret Service (comedy group), 1992
Box 14 Folder 4
Chicano Studies, ca. 1981-1991
Box 14 Folder 5
Chicanos 90 film festival publicity, 1990
Box 14 Folder 6
Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Commission, 1992
Box 14 Folder 7
CineSol Latino film festival, 1996
Box 14 Folder 8
Citizens Communications Center - Papers on television research by Nolan Bowie, 1980
Box 14 Folder 9
Coalition for Border Security, undated

Includes a printed open letter pamphlet entitled, "An open letter to Congress: Our borders are out of control."

Box 14 Folder 10
Community resources - People in San Diego, ca. 1980
Box 14 Folder 11
Concilio de Arte Popular - El Kaite (newsletter), 1984
Box 14 Folder 12
Contacto 89, 1989
Box 14 Folder 13
Contreras, Gil, 1987
Box 14 Folder 14
Corcoran, Lynn (Buffalo Documentary Group), 1997
Box 14 Folder 15
Córtes, Carlos E., 1992
Box 14 Folder 16
Cost of Cotton, 1981
Box 14 Folder 17
Cross-Border Connection - Newsletter, 1996
Box 14 Folder 18
Cruz, Alfredo, 1988-1989
Box 14 Folder 19
Cuellar, Jose, ca. 1993
Box 14 Folder 20
Cuervo Music Producers
Box 14 Folder 21
Culture Clash, 1992-1996
Box 15 Folder 1
Decker, Philip - The role of grassroots communications in community development: Experiences from Tijuana, Mexico, 1989
Box 15 Folder 2
Deep Dish TV network, 1993
Box 15 Folder 3
Desegregation in schools, 1986
Box 15 Folder 4
Dewalt, Gary, 1986-1987
Box 15 Folder 5
Dia de los muertos, 1981
Box 15 Folder 6
Drug babies, 1991
Box 15 Folder 7
Ducheny, Denise Moreno (San Diego Community College Board Trustee candidate), 1989
Box 15 Folder 8
Education - Testing, 1981-1983

Includes K-12 testing results on San Diego County schools.

Box 15 Folder 9-11
Eiselein, E.B. and Tim Miceli. Audience research surveys, papers and reports for KUAT public radio and TV in Tucson, 1969-1971, 1977-1980

Includes report on data collected in door-to-door and telephone interviews with Mexican Americans regarding television programming.

Box 15 Folder 12
El Latino, 1988-1993
Box 15 Folder 13
El Salvador update program with Carl Boggs and Edward Haley, 1981
Box 15 Folder 14
El Sol de San Diego, 1987-1992
Box 16 Folder 1-2
Enfoque Nacional, ca. 1980-1990
Box 16 Folder 3
Enkoji, Mabel - Martinez film project, "Spirit Woman of Clay", 1988
Box 16 Folder 4
Esparza Moctezuma, 1990-1994
Box 16 Folder 5
Estébanez, Natatcha - The Blue Diner, 1996
Box 16 Folder 6
Estrada, Julio. Festival Musical Interculturals Latinas, 1984
Box 16 Folder 7
Estudiantina - Calexico Unified School District bilingual curriculum, 1980
Box 16 Folder 8
Evening with the Stars, 1980-1981

Executive producer files

Box 16 Folder 9
KPBS organization chart, 1980
Box 16 Folder 10
Producer meetings notes, 1981-1983
Box 16 Folder 11
Station priorities questionnaire, 1983
Box 16 Folder 12
KPBS production capability, 1983
Box 16 Folder 13
PBS Development Conference, 1984
Box 16 Folder 14
Executive producer memo, 1986
Box 16 Folder 15
Hispanic Affairs - Notes from meetings and program listings, 1986-1991
Box 16 Folder 16
Retreat, 1988
Box 16 Folder 17
KPBS overview brochure, 1989-1990
Box 16 Folder 18
Hispanic programming, 1990
Box 17 Folder 1
Producer meetings, 1990-1991
Box 17 Folder 2
Program Council meetings, 1990-1991
Box 17 Folder 3
Fiscal year plan, 1991
Box 17 Folder 4
Office of Public Affairs and Ethnic Issues - Budget and goals, 1992
Box 17 Folder 5
Fiscal year plan, 1993
Box 17 Folder 6
Miscellaneous clippings, 1990, 1994

Includes clipping honoring Espinosa as one of 100 Role Models recognized by Mexican Heritage Foundation; and copy of El Sol article regarding the firing of KPBS producers.

Box 17 Folder 7
PBS Annual Meeting, 1997
Box 17 Folder 8
KPBS employee opinion survey, 1999
Box 17 Folder 9
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1997-2000

Includes "Latino Producer Forum Report" and information on the Diversity Fund.

Box 18 Folder 1-2
Corporation for Public Broadcasting - Program Fund
Box 18 Folder 3-7
Feedback program: "Chicanos in Higher Education" - Production materials and background research, ca. 1980

Includes materials on the development of Chicano Studies programs.

Box 19 Folder 1-2
Feedback program: "Mexican Immigration", 1981

Includes detailed comment cards from listeners.

Box 19 Folder 3
Film festivals, 1999-2002
Box 19 Folder 4
Filner, Bob, 1988-1997
Box 19 Folder 5
Firebaugh, Marco, 2000
Box 19 Folder 6
Floricanto Press - Xochicuicatl Aztec Spring Ceremony (Chicano Park), 1989
Box 19 Folder 7-8
Focus on: Computer Phobia, 1982-1983

Includes materials from the San Diego Computer Society.

Box 19 Folder 9
Focus on: The Hispanic Vote, 1983
Box 19 Folder 10
Focus on: The Mexican Crisis, 1982

Includes listener comment and question cards.

Box 20 Folder 1
Focus on: Children's Television, 1983
Box 20 Folder 2-3
Forgotten People: Latinas with AIDS, 1991
Box 20 Folder 4
Frankenstein, Ellen J., 1987
Box 20 Folder 5
Freedman, Jonathan - Paths of Hope, 1993
Box 20 Folder 6-7
Freeman, Derek. Special program interview, 1983
Box 20 Folder 8
Galan, Hector, ca. 1985-1995
Box 21 Folder 1
Gomez, Manual. "I am Somebody" project, 1986-1988
Box 21 Folder 2
Gonzalez, Cesar (San Diego Mesa College, Chicano Studies Department), 1991
Box 21 Folder 3
Griswold, Richard (Las Cruces), 1995-1999
Box 21 Folder 4
Gutierrez, Ramon, 1994-1995
Box 21 Folder 5
Hackney, Sheldon. Remarks, National Endowment for the Humanities at the National Press Club, 1993 November 10
Box 21 Folder 6
Halleck, DeeDee, undated
Box 21 Folder 7
Hart, Jayasri. "Roots in the Sand" script, on Punjabi-Mexican families in Imperial County, 1994-1995
Box 21 Folder 8
Hernandez, Silvia, 1990
Box 21 Folder 9
Hispanic Heritage Week, 1982-1996
Box 21 Folder 10
Hispanic Journal: A National News and Public Affairs Videomagazine by KPBS-TV (proposal), ca. 1980
Box 21 Folder 11
Hispanic media contacts in San Diego, undated
Box 21 Folder 12
Hispanic voting and empowerment, 1988-1990, 1996

Includes flyers for Xavier Becerra and a Los Angeles organizing event related to Proposition 209.

Box 21 Folder 13-14
Hispanics/minorities and higher education - Research material, 1980-2000
Box 22 Folder 1-3
Hispanics/minorities and higher education - Research material, 1980-2000
Box 22 Folder 4
Hmong film - Ralph Rugoff, 1983
Box 22 Folder 5
Hock, Louis. "The Mexican Tapes: A Chronicle of Life Outside the Law, 1979-1983" - Transcripts
Box 22 Folder 6
Hofstetter, C. Richard and Brian Loveman. Communication Media and the Perceptions of Undocumented Immigrants: The Case of San Diego, 1980
Box 22 Folder 7
Huerta, Jorge - Theater ephemera
Box 22 Folder 8
Immigration Update, 1988
Box 22 Folder 9
Immigration - Miscellaneous, 1986-1987
Box 23 Folder 1
Immigration - Simpson-Mazzoli bill and undocumented workers' rights, 1983-1985
Box 23 Folder 2-3
"In No One's Shadow" - Filipino community, 1991
Box 23 Folder 4
InSite, 1997, 2000
Box 23 Folder 5
Installation Gallery ephemera
Box 23 Folder 6
Interview subjects - Research possibilities, 1979-1981

Includes color article on Herman Baca.

Box 23 Folder 7
Kane, Parsons & Associates. A survey of public attitudes toward refugees and immigrants, 1984
Box 23 Folder 8
Keller, Gary (Arizona State University), 2000

Notification letter and brochure re: book title, Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art.

Box 23 Folder 9
Kid Vid Network proposal, 1984
Box 23 Folder 10
Klu Klux Klan/white supremacy on the border, 1977-1985

Clippings file.

Box 23 Folder 11
KPBS Latinos for Programming Excellence, undated
Box 23 Folder 12
La Opinion marketing brochure, 1984
Box 23 Folder 13
Language issues, 1981-1991
Box 24 Folder 1-10
Latino Consortium, ca. 1974-1990
Box 25 Folder 1-3
Latino Consortium, ca. 1985-1990
Box 25 Folder 4-7
Latino health - Background research and reports for health segment, 1978-1981
Box 25 Folder 8
Latino print media, 1978-1980
Box 26 Folder 1
Latino Public Broadcast Project, ca. 2000
Box 26 Folder 2
Latinos and alcohol abuse, ca. 1990

Includes public health brochures and video synopsis targeting Hispanics.

Box 26 Folder 3
Lopez, Josefina, 1989-1994
Box 26 Folder 4
Los Alacranes, 1991
Box 26 Folder 5
Lutteroth, Hector, 1996
Box 26 Folder 6
Lytle, Cecil (Provost, UC San Diego's Third College), 1990

Regarding a documentary on Third College, and the content of the 20th Anniversary Souvenir Book.

Box 26 Folder 7
Magnet schools and voluntary desegregation, 1988
Box 26 Folder 8
Martinez, Roberto - La Pluma Awards introduction, undated
Box 26 Folder 9
Maung, David - Tijuana Photodocumentary Workshop, 1997
Box 26 Folder 10-11
Lydia Mendoza project - "Songs of the Homeland", 1993
Box 26 Folder 12
Minority aging
Box 27 Folder 1
Minority Training grant award paperwork, 1980-1982
Box 27 Folder 2
Morones, Bob and Frank Zuniga - Santa Clause and the Echo Park Kid, undated
Box 27 Folder 3
Munoz, Irma, 1989-1992
Box 27 Folder 4
Najera-Ramirez, Olga, 1991
Box 27 Folder 5
Nakamura, Bob, 1999-2000
Box 27 Folder 6
Neighborhood independent schools, 1984
Box 27 Folder 7
Nelson, Alan - Notes on immigration, 1986
Box 27 Folder 8-9
"The New Immigration Law" call-in program, 1987
Box 27 Folder 10
New immigration proposals - Meeting ephemera, 1981
Box 27 Folder 11
Nicaragua, 1986
Box 27 Folder 12
Nicaragua Network, ca. 1988-1989
Box 27 Folder 13
NOSOTROS newsletter, 1981-1987
Box 27 Folder 14
Noticias del Mundo report, "Gateway to Hispanic Buying Power", 1986
Box 27 Folder 15
NOTIMEX, 1986
Box 27 Folder 16
Odom, Inez, 1996
Box 27 Folder 17-19
Off Air - KPBS in-house newsletter, 1981-1991
Box 28 Folder 1-2
Office of Communication Research - Qualitative Television Ratings and minority audience research, 1980
Box 28 Folder 3-4
Office tape logs, undated
Box 28 Folder 5
Ollman, Arthur. Speech for naturalization ceremony, 1998
Box 28 Folder 6
One Stop Immigration Education Center, undated

Includes booklet for immigrants, "El Otro Lado: Una Guia Para los Indocumentados."

Box 28 Folder 7
"The Only Hope" - African Americans and blood, bone marrow, and tissue donation, 1992
Box 28 Folder 8
Ortiz, Raquel - Toward the American Dream, 1987
Box 28 Folder 9
Otay Mesa, 1982-1984
Box 28 Folder 10
The Other Americas, 1990
Box 28 Folder 11
"Our San Diego" Channel 8 - Maria V. Shaw, 1988-1990
Box 28 Folder 12
Pacific Mountain Network proposals, 1984-1988
Box 28 Folder 13
PASACAT, 1994-1995
Box 28 Folder 14
Pasler, Jann - Taksu, 1991-1995
Box 28 Folder 15
Pena, Manuel. "Musica Tejana", 1984
Box 29 Folder 1-2
People of the Fifth Sun media project, 1982
Box 29 Folder 3
Perez, Luis, 1987
Box 29 Folder 4
Pieters, Edward (paper sculptor), 1979
Box 29 Folder 5
Pilipino Project (Human Ties Productions), 1984
Box 29 Folder 6
Portillo, Lourdes, 1988
Box 29 Folder 7
Preloran, Jorge - Patagonia, 1989
Box 29 Folder 8
Program response line, 1991-1992
Box 29 Folder 9
Proposition 63 - English as official language, 1986
Box 29 Folder 10
Racho, Susan - Papers on Mexican cinema, 1994
Box 29 Folder 11
Rayas: Newsletter of Chicano Arts and Literature, 1978
Box 29 Folder 12
Raza Mental Health project (Armando Maldonado), undated
Box 29 Folder 13
Real, Michael. Documentary proposal on children of migrant labor, 1980
Box 29 Folder 14
Rio Rita - Ephemera

Tijuana gallery and arts association.

Box 29 Folder 15
Roden, Gregory - Segundo Montes, a New Hope for El Salvador, 1990
Box 29 Folder 16
Rodrigues, America, 1986
Box 29 Folder 17
Romano-Vizcarra, Octavio Ignacio, 1995

"Open letter" email re: Jorge Mariscal.

Box 29 Folder 18
Rumbaut, Ruben - Changing Relations in U.S. Communities project, 1987
Box 29 Folder 19
Sagastume, Gustavo, 1988
Box 29 Folder 20
Said, Edward W., 1991
Box 30 Folder 1
San Antonio Cinefestival, 1980-1990
Box 30 Folder 2
San Diego and California politics, 1983-1984

Includes material on Carlos Batara and Celis Ballesteros.

Box 30 Folder 3
San Diego City Schools - Border Voices, 1994-2001
Box 30 Folder 4
San Diego City Schools - Demographics and surveys, 1970-1984
Box 30 Folder 5
San Diego City Schools - Plan for Racial Integration, 1984-1985
Box 30 Folder 6
San Diego City Schools - Project STEP, 1986, 1990
Box 30 Folder 7
San Diego County Health Services - "A su salud!" Radio program, 1981-1992
Box 30 Folder 8
San Diego County Health Services - New Beginnings study report, 1990

A feasibility study of integrated services for children and families.

Box 30 Folder 9
San Diego/Tijuana International History Fair, 1983
Box 30 Folder 10
San Diego-Tijuana Interrelationships - Report by the League of Women Voters of San Diego, 1982
Box 30 Folder 11
San Diego police-community relations, 1987
Box 30 Folder 12
San Diego tourism, 1982-1983
Box 30 Folder 13
San Diego Unified School District - Tony Alfaro, 2001
Box 30 Folder 14
San Quentin project, 1983
Box 30 Folder 15
Sierra, Christine. Santa Fe project, 1995
Box 31 Folder 1-2
Silvas, Abel. "The Legend of Grandfather Running Grunion", 1992
Box 31 Folder 3
Sisterfriends Speak, 1992
Box 31 Folder 4
Skorepa, Andrea, 1993
Box 31 Folder 5
Solis, Dianne (Wall Street Journal), 1988
Box 31 Folder 6
Soto, Richard, 1984-1986
Box 31 Folder 7
Subveri, Federico. Proposal for developing a working group…on Latinos and the field of mass communication, 1977
Box 31 Folder 8
Task Force on National Minority Programming, 1989

Final report and recommendation. Includes supporting research material on minorities in the mass media, Latinos/Hispanics and the media,

Box 31 Folder 9
El Teatro Campesino, ca. 1990
Box 31 Folder 10
Teatro Mascara Magica (Common Ground Theatre), 1990-1991
Box 31 Folder 11
Teatro - Miscellaneous
Box 31 Folder 12
Teatro sin Fronteras - San Diego Repertory, ca. 1990-1992
Box 31 Folder 13-14
Telerevista Nacional proposal, 1979-1980

Proposal for a weekly television program for Spanish-speakers.

Box 32 Folder 1-6
Telerevista Nacional proposal, 1979-1980

Proposal for a weekly television program for Spanish-speakers.

Box 32 Folder 7-13
Teletemas Reports (Broadcasting and Mexican-Americans in Arizona), 1972
Box 33 Folder 1
Tijuana Embassy Project, 1983
Box 33 Folder 2
Toltecas en Aztlan, 1990-1995
Box 33 Folder 3
Tomás Rivera Center reports on English language amendment issue, 1986
Box 33 Folder 4
Torero, Mario, 1991-1992
Box 33 Folder 5
Torner, Luis, 1990-1993

Includes "The present, the presence: A tribute to Octavio Paz" by Torner and Marisela de la Parra.

Box 33 Folder 6
"Toward the American Dream?" - WGBH Boston four-part series
Box 33 Folder 7
Troupe, Quincy, 1994-1996
Box 33 Folder 8
Trujillo, Ricardo, 1984-1987
Box 33 Folder 9-10
Understanding Mexico Project, 1979

Includes research file with interviews.

Box 33 Folder 11
United States Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration - Minority Telecommunication Development Program, 1984
Box 33 Folder 12
United States Information Agency, 1985-1986
Box 33 Folder 13
Univision marketing profile, 1988
Box 34 Folder 1
Valdez, Armando (Stanford Center for Chicano Research) - Mosaico Chicano and Latino audiences, ca. 1984
Box 34 Folder 2
Valdez, Armando - CPB proposal, 1998
Box 34 Folder 3
Valdez, Luis
Box 34 Folder 4
Valencia, Luchy - "Trains Running" synopsis
Box 34 Folder 5
Valladolid, David
Box 34 Folder 6
Vento, Arnoldo - "The Quest" synopsis, 1994
Box 34 Folder 7
Vigil, James Diego, 1988
Box 34 Folder 8
Villaseñor, Victor, 1991

Includes Rain of Gold promotional folder.

Box 34 Folder 9
VISTA Hispanic Magazine circulation data, 1985-1988
Box 34 Folder 10
Voting Rights Act, 1981
Box 34 Folder 11
The Whoopee Boys publicity folder, 1986
Box 34 Folder 12
Witherspoon, John / Kenyans, 1986
Box 34 Folder 13
The World of Crafts - Jack Ofield / New Crafts Movement proposals, 1983
Box 34 Folder 14
Wu, Ying Ying. "Vietnam Vets: Dissidents for Peace", 1987
Box 34 Folder 15
Zambrano, Oscar - Supplement to film "Healer in Hueyapan", 1986
Box 34 Folder 16
ZETA, 1991

PRODUCTION FILES

Scope and Content of Series

Series 3) PRODUCTION FILES: An extensive series of scripts, interview transcripts, research files, proposals, correspondence, notes, publicity, and other production materials regarding films and features produced by Paul Espinosa, including work still under development. His dramatic and documentary films highlight Mexican Americans, Latino culture, and U.S.-Mexico border issues. Supporting audiovisual materials for productions, such as original video and sound recordings of interviews, are in Series 6 and 7.

Arranged chronologically in twenty-one subseries, by production: A) Junior Robles: Tribute to a Champion (1982); B) Fronteras (ca. 1981-1986); C) The Trail North (1983); D) Ballad of an Unsung Hero (1984); E) The Lemon Grove Incident (1986); F) Mexican Folk Art (1986-1988); G) In the Shadow of the Law (1988); H) Uneasy Neighbors (1990); I) The New Tijuana (1990); J) Los Mineros (1991); K) History Wars: Textbook Debate (circa 1991); L) Challenge of Diversity/A World of Difference (1991-1992); M) 1492 Revisited (1992); N) The Hunt for Pancho Villa (1993); O) ...and the earth did not swallow him (1996); P) U.S.-Mexican War: 1846-1848 (1998); Q) The Border (1999); R) Pain and Privilege in Peñasquitos (2000-2003); S) Visiones: Taco Shop Poets (2004); T) California and the American Dream: The Price of Renewal (2006); U) Padre Martínez (2002-2003).

A) Junior Robles: Tribute to a Champion (1982): Interview transcripts, scripts and production files for Espinosa's biography of San Diego boxing coach Yrenio "Junior" Robles.

B) Fronteras (ca. 1981-1986): Current events program on KPBS with a focus on Mexican Americans and the border.

C) The Trail North (1983): Correspondence, interview transcripts, notes, photographs, proposals, ephemera, research files, graphics, and treatments for Espinosa's 1983 film. The film documents the journey of anthropologist Robert Alvarez and his son, Louis Alvarez, as they trace the history of their family's immigration from Baja California to San Diego. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

D) Ballad of an Unsung Hero (1984): Production materials for Espinosa's biography of singer and radio broadcaster Pedro J. Gonzalez, including correspondence, interview transcripts, scripts, and funding and promotional materials. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

E) The Lemon Grove Incident (1986): Production materials for a film on the 1931 legal challenge to school segregation in Lemon Grove, California. The film used both dramatic scenes and documentary materials. Includes correspondence, notes, research materials, interview transcripts, treatments, graphics, and ephemera regarding the film's production. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

F) Mexican Folk Art (1986-1988): Scripts, research files and notes on the San Diego Museum of Man's Mexican folk art collections in the mid-1980s.

G) In the Shadow of the Law (1988): Interview transcripts, notes, treatments, scripts, graphics, and funding and promotional materials for this documentary on undocumented families living and working in the United States. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

H) Uneasy Neighbors (1990): Production files for this documentary on migrant worker camps in north San Diego County and their affluent neighbors. Includes interview transcripts, research files, scripts, and other production files. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

I) The New Tijuana (1990): Production materials for a documentary on historical and contemporary changes in Tijuana, particularly its press, politics, industry, and economics. Includes correspondence, notes, research files, transcripts of archival footage, interview transcripts, treatments, and scripts. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

J) Los Mineros (1991): Project binders and publicity files for a documentary written by Espinosa for American Experience. The film chronicles the fifty-year struggle for labor rights by Mexican American copper miners in Arizona. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

K) History Wars: Textbook Debate (circa 1991): Project binders, notes, and interview transcripts related to the controversial development of history textbooks and curriculum.

L) Challenge of Diversity/A World of Difference (1991-1992): Proposals, notes, correspondence and publicity regarding a special multicultural programing agenda. The files includes transcripts of interviews with San Diego residents for on-air spots on the topic of diversity. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

M) 1492 Revisited (1992): Scripts, interview transcripts, and other production files for a documentary on the 1992 art exhibit "Counter Colon-ialismo," which offered an alternative perspective on the quincentenary celebration of Columbus's voyage to the Americas.

N) The Hunt for Pancho Villa (1993): Scripts, treatments, interview transcripts, research files, and project binders for the 1993 documentary, which aired on American Experience. The film chronicles Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa's 1916 raid on Columbus, New Mexico and the U.S. Army's attempt to capture him.

O) ...and the earth did not swallow him (1996): Espinosa's film adaptation of Tomás Rivera's novel about a Mexican American boy and his migrant farm worker family. Includes scripts, proposals, correspondence, photographs, and files on the film's publicity and awards.

P) U.S.-Mexican War: 1846-1848 (1998): Correspondence, research files, interview transcripts, translations of historical documents, scripts, treatments and other production files regarding Espinosa's documentary on the U.S.-Mexican War. Arranged alphabetically by folder title. Includes extensive supporting research files.

Q) The Border (1999): Espinosa's documentaries features life on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border, including segments on the filming of Titanic in Rosarito, the economy, and the Latino comedy group Culture Clash. Production materials include interview transcripts, research files, and scripts. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

R) Pain and Privilege in Peñasquitos (2000-2003): Interview transcripts, trailer scripts, and other materials regarding Espinosa's planned documentary on the violent attack of migrant workers by a group of affluent Rancho Peñasquitos teenagers in 2000. Controversy centered on whether the teens should be tried as juveniles or adults under Proposition 21.

S) Visiones: Taco Shop Poets (2004): Documentary on the San Diego poetry and spoken word group Taco Shop Poets for the television series Visiones. Includes interview transcripts, poetry and scripts.

T) California and the American Dream (2006): Production files for a documentary series project for which Espinosa served as an executive producer. His independent contribution was the episode The Price of Renewal, which focused on urban development in the culturally diverse neighborhood of City Heights in San Diego. The files for The Price of Renewal include interview transcripts with City Heights residents and business owners, research files, scripts, treatments, proposals, correspondence, and other production materials. Arranged alphabetically by folder title.

U) Padre Martínez (2002-2003): A small amount of preliminary materials for a project still in active development.

Junior Robles: Tribute to a Champion (1982)

Box 35 Folder 1
Budget and funding
Box 35 Folder 2
Miscellaneous project papers
Box 35 Folder 3
External footage
Box 35 Folder 4
Promotion
Box 35 Folder 5-6
Original interviews and transcripts
Box 35 Folder 7
Rough script
Box 35 Folder 8
Purchase requests

Fronteras (ca. 1981-1986)

Box 35 Folder 9
Story and development ideas, 1981-1984
Box 35 Folder 10
Second season ideas, 1982
Box 35 Folder 11
Fronteras audience research proposal, 1982
Box 35 Folder 12-13
Fronteras audience telephone survey
Box 36 Folder 1
Fronteras audience telephone survey - Completed questionnaires
Box 36 Folder 2
Promotional materials, 1983
Box 36 Folder 3-5
Miscellaneous project papers, 1983-1986
Box 36 Folder 6
Fronteras #113 - Mexico and the Press, 1982
Box 36 Folder 7
Fronteras #117 - Chicanos in the US-Mexican Relationship, 1982
Box 36 Folder 8
Fronteras #301 - Luis Valdez on "Corridos", 1984

The Trail North (1983)

Box 36 Folder 9
Advisors' letters of support
Box 36 Folder 10
Baja Journal, Luis Alvarez
Box 36 Folder 11
Baja travel notes
Box 36 Folder 12-13
Budget
Box 36 Folder 14
Funding proposal - Association of California Public Television Stations (ACPTS)
Box 36 Folder 15
El Norte dialogue list
Box 37 Folder 1-2
Funding proposal - California Council for the Humanities (CCH)
Box 37 Folder 3
Funding proposal - Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
Box 37 Folder 4-5
Funding proposal- National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Box 37 Folder 6
Funding - Pacific Mountain Network (PMN)
Box 37 Folder 7
Genealogy cards
Box 37 Folder 8
California Council for the Humanities (CCH) internship

Interview transcripts

Box 37 Folder 9
Alvarez, Robert (Bob)
Box 37 Folder 10
Alvarez, Robert, Sr.
Box 37 Folder 11
Baja Trip from Loreto to Comondu
Box 37 Folder 12
Bob and Manuel at Al Alamo
Box 37 Folder 13-14
Castellanos, Tiburcio and Refugio
Box 38 Folder 1
Cesena, Nick
Box 38 Folder 2
Francis
Box 38 Folder 3
Marquez, Loreto
Box 38 Folder 4-5
Mesa, Martina
Box 38 Folder 6
Miscellaneous
Box 38 Folder 7
Music - Los Alacranes Mojados
Box 38 Folder 8
Narration - Martin Sheen

Correspondence, ephemera and photographs.

Box 38 Folder 9
Press Release - Spanish