Cheech Marin
In conversation with "La Marisoul" Hernandez
March 28, 2017

In this clip from the full length program, Cheech Marin recalls the story that inspired his hit parody song, and later film, Born in East L.A.

Co-presented with the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center

Share on

More from this program

Video | March 28, 2017

Cheech Marin on Resisting the Draft

Cheech Marin

In this clip, Cheech Marin describes the day he turned in his draft card — to Muhammad Ali. Co-presented with…

Podcast | March 28, 2017

An Evening with Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin

Did you know that Cheech—which is not his real name—is also the owner of the most renowned collection of Chicano…

Explore

Video | November 14, 2017

Oaxaca’s Third Gender: Man, Woman, Muxe

Víctor Cata, Maritza Sanchez, Bamby Salcedo

Anthropologists have traced the Meso-American acceptance of people of mixed gender back to pre-Columbian Mexico accounts of Aztec priests and…

Video | December 9, 2017

An American Family: Being Muslim in the U.S. Military

Khizr Khan

Last fall’s presidential election brought a range of impassioned voices to the national stage, but one of the most captivating…

Podcast | December 7, 2017

An American Family: Being Muslim in the U.S. Military

Khizr Khan

Last fall’s presidential election brought a range of impassioned voices to the national stage, but one of the most captivating…

Video | September 19, 2017

Rebellion! Public Art and Political Dissent: Oaxaca and L.A

Chaz Bojórquez and artist collective Tlacolulokos

With the likes of Diego Rivera and José Clemente Orozco, Mexico has a long tradition of politically engaged public art…


Top of Page