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Maria Hinojosa On Covering Latino Issues For 20 Years

08/21/2013 12:56 pm ET
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Amid the continuing debate over immigration reform, one person who has been looking past the headlines is Maria Hinojosa.

She’s host and executive producer of the nationally syndicated public radio program “Latino USA,” which has been telling the stories of immigrants and Latinos for the past 20 years.

“The original impetus for this show was that Latino news was not being covered by the mainstream across the board,” Hinojosa told Here & Now. “We are central characters … These are basically American stories. So it doesn’t just matter to Latinos, it matters to everyone.”

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