Paul Espinosa Papers, 1970-2008 (MSS 0768)

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Extent: 110.5 Linear feet (212 archives boxes, 7 shoeboxes, 23 cartons, and 6 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

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AAAS Media internship program press release and photograph, 1976

Includes a photographic portrait of Espinosa.

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

Interviews and Notebooks

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Interview transcript with screenwriter Ken Trevey, 1978
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Interview transcripts with LA Times journalists and editors, undated

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

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Notebooks no. 1-6, 1977-1978
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Notebooks no. 7-12, 1977-1978
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TV Guide: The First 25 Years, 1979 October
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Miscellaneous notebooks, undated

Lou Grant Show (1977-1978)

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

Writings

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The Consumerable Text: Construction of a Hollywood Television Series, 1979
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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.

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Introduction to the Area (Mesoamerica) bibliography, undated
Dissertation and related research
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Miscellaneous grant and application materials, 1974-1976

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

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NSF grant proposal for dissertation research - Television and the cultural transmission of ethnicity, 1976
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Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare research fellowship application - A case study in the anthropology of visual communication, 1977
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Citations and bibliographies, 1977
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Committee reactions to various chapters, 1981-1982
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Copyright registration, 1982
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Notes, 1979 and undated
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Outlines
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Freewriting, 1979
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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.

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Acuña, Rudy, 1993-1996
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Affirmative action in higher education, 1984-1986
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African-American Donor Task Force, ca. 1990
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Aguilar, Claire (UCLA Film and Television Archive), 1990
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Aguirre, Mike, 1987, 2000-2002

Includes an email regarding Cesar Chavez.

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AIDS and African-Americans, ca. 1988-1989

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

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AIDS and Latinos in San Diego, 1989-1994

Includes copies of the Coalition Connection and AIDSan Diego newsletters.

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Alien Rights Project, 1981

Notes on a conversation with Rick Schwartz.

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Alvarez, Robert R., 1981-1984

Papers on school segregation, including Lemon Grove.

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

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

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Arias, Armando, 1986

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

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Arizmendi, Yareli - "Penny Envy", 1992
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Artenstein, Isaac, 1993-1995

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

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Artists on the Cutting Edge: Cross Fertilizations, 1992
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Asylum show - Sanctuary movement and Latin American refugees, 1985
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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.

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

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

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

Documentary on school dropout rates.

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Bejar, Alfredo (Latino Collaborative), 1988
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Beyond Racism Taskforce, 1992
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Bilingual Broadcasting - Elecciones '80, 1980
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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.

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

Includes flier for UCSD African Film Festival.

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Simon Bolivar documentary proposal, 1982
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Border Dialogue and Border Voices, 1990-1996
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Border Violence call-in program, 1986

Includes transcripts, questions, and background research.

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Boston Consulting Group - Report on public broadcasting, 1991
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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.

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

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

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

Newsletters and press releases.

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Centro Cultural Tijuana, ca. 1985
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Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation (CARA), 1988
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Chicano murals, 1977-1981
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Chicano films, 1981-1986
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"Chicano Park" film screening, 1989
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Chicano Secret Service (comedy group), 1992
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Chicano Studies, ca. 1981-1991
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Chicanos 90 film festival publicity, 1990
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Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Commission, 1992
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CineSol Latino film festival, 1996
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Citizens Communications Center - Papers on television research by Nolan Bowie, 1980
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Coalition for Border Security, undated

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

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

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

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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.

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El Latino, 1988-1993
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El Salvador update program with Carl Boggs and Edward Haley, 1981
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El Sol de San Diego, 1987-1992
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Enfoque Nacional, ca. 1980-1990
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Enkoji, Mabel - Martinez film project, "Spirit Woman of Clay", 1988
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Esparza Moctezuma, 1990-1994
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Estébanez, Natatcha - The Blue Diner, 1996
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Estrada, Julio. Festival Musical Interculturals Latinas, 1984
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Estudiantina - Calexico Unified School District bilingual curriculum, 1980
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Evening with the Stars, 1980-1981
Executive producer files
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KPBS organization chart, 1980
Box: 16 Folder: 10
Producer meetings notes, 1981-1983
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Station priorities questionnaire, 1983
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KPBS production capability, 1983
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PBS Development Conference, 1984
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Executive producer memo, 1986
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Hispanic Affairs - Notes from meetings and program listings, 1986-1991
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Retreat, 1988
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KPBS overview brochure, 1989-1990
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Hispanic programming, 1990
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Producer meetings, 1990-1991
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Program Council meetings, 1990-1991
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Fiscal year plan, 1991
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Office of Public Affairs and Ethnic Issues - Budget and goals, 1992
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Fiscal year plan, 1993
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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.

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PBS Annual Meeting, 1997
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KPBS employee opinion survey, 1999
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Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1997-2000

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

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting - Program Fund
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Feedback program: "Chicanos in Higher Education" - Production materials and background research, ca. 1980

Includes materials on the development of Chicano Studies programs.

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Feedback program: "Mexican Immigration", 1981

Includes detailed comment cards from listeners.

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Film festivals, 1999-2002
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Filner, Bob, 1988-1997
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Firebaugh, Marco, 2000
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Floricanto Press - Xochicuicatl Aztec Spring Ceremony (Chicano Park), 1989
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Focus on: Computer Phobia, 1982-1983

Includes materials from the San Diego Computer Society.

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Focus on: The Hispanic Vote, 1983
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Focus on: The Mexican Crisis, 1982

Includes listener comment and question cards.

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

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

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

Includes color article on Herman Baca.

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

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

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Kid Vid Network proposal, 1984
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Klu Klux Klan/white supremacy on the border, 1977-1985

Clippings file.

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KPBS Latinos for Programming Excellence, undated
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La Opinion marketing brochure, 1984
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Language issues, 1981-1991
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Latino Consortium, ca. 1974-1990
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Latino Consortium, ca. 1985-1990
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Latino health - Background research and reports for health segment, 1978-1981
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Latino print media, 1978-1980
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Latino Public Broadcast Project, ca. 2000
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Latinos and alcohol abuse, ca. 1990

Includes public health brochures and video synopsis targeting Hispanics.

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Lopez, Josefina, 1989-1994
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Los Alacranes, 1991
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Lutteroth, Hector, 1996
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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.

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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
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Lydia Mendoza project - "Songs of the Homeland", 1993
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Minority aging
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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
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Najera-Ramirez, Olga, 1991
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Nakamura, Bob, 1999-2000
Box: 27 Folder: 6
Neighborhood independent schools, 1984
Box: 27 Folder: 7
Nelson, Alan - Notes on immigration, 1986
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"The New Immigration Law" call-in program, 1987
Box: 27 Folder: 10
New immigration proposals - Meeting ephemera, 1981
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Nicaragua, 1986
Box: 27 Folder: 12
Nicaragua Network, ca. 1988-1989
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NOSOTROS newsletter, 1981-1987
Box: 27 Folder: 14
Noticias del Mundo report, "Gateway to Hispanic Buying Power", 1986
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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