Book Discussion on Gringo: A Coming of Age in Latin America

Chesa Boudin talked about his life as a young adult in Venezuela when Hugo Chavez came to power. His parents are former members of the… read more

Chesa Boudin talked about his life as a young adult in Venezuela when Hugo Chavez came to power. His parents are former members of the Weather Underground, Kathy Boudin and David Gilbert. As such he grew up in an environment of extreme left wing politics. Using this background, he studied the political and economic situation in Central and South America. He answered questions from the audience.

Chesa Boudin is the author of Gringo: A Coming of Age in Latin America, published by Scribner.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Gringo: A Coming of Age in Latin America

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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May 31, 2009
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Jun 1, 2009

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  • May 31, 2009 | 11:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 01, 2009 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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