Friday, March 20, 1998 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: Commercialization of Schools
1998-03-20

Ponce Massacre

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

The House vote earlier this month on the future of Puerto Rico’s status sparked renewed interest in the oldest and largest colony of the United States.

And today on the island, many Puerto Ricans will be remembering one of the most seminal events in the country’s relations with the United States — the Ponce massacre, a massacre that to this day informs the debate on statehood versus independence.

Guest:

  • Kal Wagenheim, the co-author of ??The Puerto Ricans: A Documentary History and editor of Caribbean Update, a monthly newsletter on business in the Caribbean region.

??
.
.
.
??

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.