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Interviews with Mexican political figures : typescript, 1969-1973.
BANC MSS 73/198 m; Phonotape 1563 B; Phonotape 1563 B
Collection Overview

Title:

Interviews with Mexican political figures : typescript, 1969-1973

Creator/Contributor:

Wilkie, James Wallace., creator, Compiler, Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Hart, John., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Salazar, Rosendo, 1888-1971

Creator/Contributor:

Casca, Celestino, 1893-

Creator/Contributor:

Abascal, Salvador, 1910-

Creator/Contributor:

Villasenor, Calestino Casca.

Abstract:

Abascal interviews discuss Mexican society and Christianity, struggles between conservative and progressive religious groups, divisions within Catholics, relations between the government and religious groups, and Bishop Sergio Méndez Arceo. Other topics include criticsm of the Revolution's policies and their impact on society, Abascal's work with the UCE Publishing Company, communism and progressive leaders, his travels in the U.S. as a leader of the Sinarquista movement in the 1940's, etc. Gasca Villaseñor interview includes biographical data, employment history, the Casa del Obrero Mundial, the anarcho-syndicalist movement in Mexico, participation in the Revolution, Venustiano Carranza, Luis Morones, and related topics. Salazar interview discusses his family and educational background, work as a printer and labor organizer, the Casa del Obrero Mundial and the labor movement, Mexican labor movement during the revolution, Alvaro Obregón, Samuel Gompers, Venustiano Carranza, Luis Morones, and the status of labor in Mexico in 1969.

Date:

1969 (issued)

Contents:

Reel 1: Salvador Abascal, July 31-Aug. 1, 1973. Track 1: 1017 ft., track 2: 1031 ft. -- Reel 2: Abascal, Aug. 3, 1973. Track 1: 1027 ft., track 2: 662 ft. -- Reel 3: Celestine Gasca Villaseñor, Aug. 19, 1969. Track 1: 1053 ft., track 2: 288 ft. (audio difficulties) -- Reel 4: Rosendo Salazar, Aug. 11, 1969. Track 1: 990 ft., track 2: 1035 ft. -- Reel 5: Salazar, cont. Track 1: 788 ft., track 2: blank.

Subject:

Méndez Arceo, Sergio
Carranza, Venustiano -- 1859-1920
Morones, Luis N
Obregón, Álvaro -- 1880-1928
Gompers, Samuel -- 1850-1924
Catholic Church -- Mexico
Unión Nacional Sinarquista (Mexico)
Casa del Obrero Mundial.
Synarchism -- Mexico
Church and state -- Mexico
Labor -- Mexico
Mexico -- Politics and government
Mexico -- Social life and customs
Mexico -- Religious life and customs
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1910-1946
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1946-1970

Note:

John Hart 1969 interview of Rosendo Salazar (1888-1971) transcribed by Wilkie with emendation; includes tapes.
John Hart 1969 interview of Celestino Casca Villasenor (1893- ) transcribed by Wilkie with emendations.
Wilkie 1973 interview of Salvador Abascal (1910- ). Photocopy.
Photocopy : Salvador Abascal interview.
Original in: private possession.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to James W. Wilkie, UCLA Program on Mexico, 11250 Bunche Hall, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024-1487.

Physical Description:

3 folders in 1 portfolio.
5 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 7 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 73/198 m
Phonotape 1563 B
Phonotape 1563 B

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to James W. Wilkie, UCLA Program on Mexico, 11250 Bunche Hall, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024-1487.