Just Like Us

Helen Thorpe talked about her book Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America, in which she looks at the struggles of… read more

Helen Thorpe talked about her book Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America, in which she looks at the struggles of growing up as an illegal immigrant from the perspective of four Mexican girls. In 2004, Ms. Thorpe met with the four girls when they were seniors in high school. All of their families had emigrated from Mexico, but only two had legal status while the other two did not.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Denver, Colorado, from July 5-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Just Like Us

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Program ID:
414712-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Sep 03, 2016 | 1:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 2016 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 03, 2016 | 1:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2016 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2016 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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