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Daniel Chacon; The Last Philosopher in Texas

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On this edition of The Weekend, Louie Saenz talks with guest Daniel Chacon about his newest book “The Last Philosopher in Texas.” He shares how his book shares the illusions of the possibility of magic that is gathered with the pain and joy in our daily lives. Daniel shares the times of when he was in California and the experiences he had while being from there. He states on how he can not help but keep having the image of his childhood, the scenes like a movie, scenes of projection in his head. He comes to agree and shares how he and his daughter live in such a different generation, the technology was different, mindsets, the lingo and how times have just changed. In his newest book, the setting is in the Texas-Mexico Region and he gives an explanation on how he became so creative with “The Last Philosopher in Texas,” with not only imagination but with experience and information! Come and listen to more here at KTEP with the Weekend Perspective with host Louie Saenz and guest Daniel Chacon!

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Originally aired on June 15, 2024

Louie Saenz has been in the news broadcasting business for over thirty years. He has been a News Anchor and Reporter for KDBC-TV, KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, NM and KTSM-TV in El Paso. Saenz earned a degree in Journalism from NMSU, and a Masters in Communication from UTEP. He is currently the News & Public Affairs Director for KTEP-FM, and a lecturer in the Communication Department. He is also the host of Focus on Campus and co-host on El Paso Prime Time.
Xiomara has been working towards being On-Air for KTEP and as well as working towards being a Radio Engineer, she does volunteer work at KTEP.
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