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Voces: The Living History of the U.S. Puerto Rican Experience

[DVD] U.S. (2004)
Director: John Ostojic
Executive Producer: Larry Varas
Coordinating Exec. Producer: Gladys Peña Acosta
Language: English
Run time: 13 minutes
By means of interviews this documentary produced by the Casa Cultural Puertorriqueña captures the experiences of the early Puerto Rican migration to New York City. Those interviewed include Judge Edwin Torres, actor/dancer Anita Velez Mitchell, the late state senator Olga Mendez, and union leader, Anibal Félix.