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Reminiscences of Angelo Cabrera : oral history, 2001-2005.

Creator: Cabrera, Angelo, 1974-
Project: September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 122 p. sound recording: 1 sound disc (50 min.) : digital ; 3 in. sound recording: 1 sound cassettes (121 min.) videorecording: 1 videocassette (105 min.) : digital betacam.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Background: born Puebla, Mexico, childhood Tijuana, Mexico, entry to United States at age fifteen; education: study of English, completion of the General Equivalency Degree, coursework at City University of New York [CUNY]; career: Mexican American Student Alliance, counselor to student single mothers, CUNY Language Immersion Program; 9/11: working at midtown deli; post-9/11: volunteer work with victims' families, economic impact, international impact, increase of patriotism, participation in anti-war rallies, thoughts on rebuilding the World Trade Center, effect of USA PATRIOT Act on undocumented workers, lawsuit over increased tuition for undocumented students at CUNY, participation in hunger strike, interactions with Latino politicians, radio show, investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


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