KDNK Programs: Immigrant Stories

You have probably heard Immigrant Stories weekdays at 5:44 during All Things Considered. Now you have the opportunity to listen to an extended Immigrant Stories version. Tune in on the third Tuesday of the month from 4:30 to 5 when the host Walter Gallacher sits down with one of our valley's storytellers as they relate their family's journey to America.

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Immigrant Stories December 16, 2014

Tony Tonozzi was a child during the hard scrabble 1920's and a teenager for the Dust Bowl storms of the 1930s. Join host Walter Gallacher as Tony shares his family's story of endurance and heroism.
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Immigrant Stories November 18, 2014

Alex Gonzalez grew up in the mountains of Guatemala, the son of indigenous parents. When he was nineteen, he left home in search of the better life in the United States. Alex describes his dangerous journey North and his search for "the Dream."
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Immigrant Stories September 15, 2014

Ed Grange
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Immigrant Stories August 19, 2014 - Part One

On this episode of Immigrant Stories, host Walter Gallacher interviews Jennifer Smith, who has been practicing immigration law in the Roaring Fork Valley for the last seven years. She recently returned from the detention center in Artesia, New Mexico where she represented the Central American mothers and their children being detained there. This is part one of that interview.
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Immigrant Stories August 19, 2014 - Part Two

On this episode of Immigrant Stories, host Walter Gallacher interviews Jennifer Smith, who has been practicing immigration law in the Roaring Fork Valley for the last seven years. She recently returned from the detention center in Artesia, New Mexico where she represented the Central American mothers and their children being detained there. This is part two of that interview.
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Immigrant Stories June 17, 2014

In the mid 80's Ismael Argueta fled the civil war in El Salvador. He was a teenager looking for a safe place, much like the teenagers of today who are fleeing the drug wars of Central America. Join Ismael Argueta as he remembers life in the midst of a civil war."
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Immigrant Stories May 20, 2014

Immigrant Stories host Walter Gallacher sits down with Veronica Felix Lopez, lead Community Organizer for the Valley Settlement Project. Veronica talks about the Project and growing up the daughter of farm workers who joined Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in their efforts to establish the United Farm Workers Union.
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Immigrant Stories May 20, 2014

Part 2 of Walter Gallacher's interview with Veronica Felix Lopez
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Immigrant Stories April 15, 2014

Igor Trupacs was born in Serbia to Hungarian parents. On this episode of Immigrant Stories, Walter Gallacher talks to Igor about his family and growing up during the Yugoslav Wars.
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Immigrant Stories January 21, 2014

Ditty and Bob Perry established the Mt Sopris Hereford Ranch and for sixty-six years they worked the land and created what Ditty refers to as the "abundant life" for themselves and their seven children.
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