Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Latin American Library showcases new acquisitions

October 18th, 2016

From the New Wave, story by Hannah Dean.

“Of the hundreds of new acquisitions at the Latin American Library (LAL) in 2016, Curator of Special Collections Christine Hernández is most excited about a collection of recently digitized, radio-transmitted soap operas from the 1960s.

These radionovelas were produced by America‘€™s Productions Inc. (API), a Miami-based company that employed newly arrived writers, artists and entertainers from post-revolutionary Cuba. In addition to radionovelas, API produced a variety of programs targeting Spanish-speaking radio audiences in the United States, Europe and and Latin America.”

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General Latin America + People
Carl Kendall
Professor - Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Director - Center for Global Health Equity