State of the Re:Union "Española"

State of the Re:Union "Española"

Sun, 10/10/2010 - 10:00pm

Pictured: Al Letson

Host Al Letson travels to New Mexico for a look into the vibrant Española Valley.

Al Letson travels the country to find real stories of people working to make homes, lives, and neighborhoods in State of the Re:Union, airing Sundays, October 10 and 17 at 10 p.m. on AM 1370/FM-HD91.5-2. Letson explores the resonating themes, stories, challenges and cultural components that create communities and celebrates the commonality that links us as a people.

In Española, airing Sunday, October 10 at 10 p.m., Leston travels to the Española Valley of Northern New Mexico, the first Capitol City in America. There he explores the area's history of dispossession, and discovers what the rest of the country can learn from this still vital region of the American Southwest.

Then on Sunday, October 17 at 10 p.m. State of the Re:Union travels to Twin Cities, Minnesota. Once known as the home of Midwestern Lutherans and Scandinavian farmers, the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are now wildly diverse.