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Mexico Independence Bicentennial

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As Mexico celebrates the bicentennial of its independence and the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, the city of San Jose and nearby academic and cultural institutions are marking the day with art exhibits, concerts, lectures and a tequila expo. We find out about the art, artifacts and literature of Mexican independence and the revolution.

Guests:

Adan Griego, curator for Latin American, Mexican American and Iberian Collections at Stanford University and co-curator of the new exhibit "Celebrating Mexico: The Grito de Dolores and the Mexican Revolution 1810 / 1910 / 2010," a collaboration between Stanford and UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library

Juan Velasco, associate professor of English at Santa Clara University specializing in Latin American and Chicano/a Literature

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