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Mike Rodriguez Jr.

This Sunday's show will be honoring the 75th anniversary of the plane wreck at Los Gatos Canyon, the tragic 1948 incident that took the lives of 32 passengers, 28 of which were Mexican bracero workers, who were buried anonymously in a mass unmarked grave in Fresno, California.

Mike Rodriguez Jr. is an ethnic studies teacher in Santa Ana, California, where he lives with his wife and two children. He is the descendant of Maria Santana Rodriguez, one of the passengers killed in the famous 1948 plane wreck at Los Gatos Canyon.

This interview originally aired on January 29, 2023

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