Book Discussion on Orange County: A Personal History

Gustavo Arellano talked about Orange County: A Personal History, in which he
recounts his families immigration to the United States from… read more

Gustavo Arellano talked about Orange County: A Personal History, in which he

recounts his families immigration to the United States from Mexico and the history of Orange County, California where they reside, and he responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Arellano posits that Orange County has seen a transformation from orange groves to mega churches and argues that popular cultures image of the region is far different from reality. This event was hosted by Borders in Mission Viejo, California.

Gustavo Arellano writes the nationally syndicated column “Ask a Mexican” and is a contributing editor to the Los Angeles Times op-ed section. He is the author of the book, Ask a Mexican. close

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Book Discussion on Orange County: A Personal History

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282351-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Mission Viejo, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 24, 2008

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  • Nov 22, 2008 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 2008 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2008 | 3:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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