Mexican Election Special

This was a collection of interviews, campaign rallies and other footage to preview the Mexican elections. Voters went to the polls on… read more

This was a collection of interviews, campaign rallies and other footage to preview the Mexican elections. Voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new President as well as new members of both houses of the legislature. Translation of several segments from Spanish to English was by voiceover. At a final campaign rally in Mexico City, Mr. Cardenas spoke about the difficult campaign and his plans to democratize and reform the Mexican government and revitalize the economy. Ms. Dobrowski talked about the platform and of the Democratic Revolutionary Party. She mentioned the need to democratize the Mexican government and help the millions in abject poverty. She also talked about the difficulties of the campaign. Mr. Almada spoke about how the Federal Electoral Registry ensures that elections are free and fair. At a final campaign rally, Mr. Fernandez addressed supporters of the National Action Party. He also spoke about the need to democratize Mexican government and equalize society. Mr. Castillo talked about the National Action Party’s platform and strategy. He emphasized the needs for political and economic freedom. Ms. Dresser talked about the elections and their possible impact on U.S.-Mexico relations. At a final campaign rally in Mexico City, Mr. Zedillo spoke about the need for continuity with his ruling PRI. Mr. Gurria talked about the Institutional Revolutionary Party’s platform and history. Mr. Rock talked about El Universal's coverage of this presidential campaign and his opinions on the elections. close

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

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Mexican Election Special

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Program ID:
59705-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Mexico
First Aired:
Aug 19, 1994
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 1994

Airing Details

  • Aug 19, 1994 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 1994 | 4:20am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 1994 | 10:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 1994 | 1:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 1994 | 6:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 1994 | 6:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 1994 | 10:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 1994 | 11:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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