Sovereignty on Trial
Since the end of World War II, international institutions like the United Nations have played a growing role on the world ...
The Language Police/Textbook PC
Are textbooks publishers dumbing down what children learn in school? Some critics say that what began in the 1970’s as a ...
||The Blending of America main page
The Blending of America
Author and journalist Richard Rodriguez discusses race in America and his book, "Brown: The Last Discovery of America." Drawing on his own experiences as the son of Mexican immigrants, Richard Rodriguez
challenges conventional notions of race and identity. Occasioned by the U.S.
Census Bureau prediction that Hispanics were destined to replace African-Americans as the country’s largest minority, his latest book is a
reflection on the cultural associations of the color brown.
Read the full transcript
author of "Brown: The Last Discovery of America"
Originally Aired: 6/6/2002
Be sure to also check out:
Here are some previous Think Tank programs that may be of interest.
Civil Rights, Then and Now, Part Two
Immigration: Curse or Blessing? (Part Two)
Send us your thoughts
Think Tank is made possible by generous support from the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation, the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, the John M. Olin Foundation, the Donner Canadian Foundation, the Dodge Jones Foundation, and Pfizer, Inc.
Think Tank. All rights reserved.
Web development by Bean Creative.