Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One

maria hinojosaMaría Hinojosa: One-on-One is an award-winning series featuring journalist María Hinojosa interviewing some of America's foremost Latino artists, writers, activists, and civic leaders.

Enjoy watching these full-length programs from the second season of María Hinojosa: One-on-One.

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WatchMaría Elena Salinas
Mexican American journalist María Elena Salinas is one of the most recognized Latina journalists in the US. Since 1981, Salinas has been the anchor of Univisión's nightly newscast. She talks with Hinojosa about her professional and personal life, including the discovery of a family secret. line ana castillo
WatchAna Castillo
Ana Castillo is one of the country's most prominent Chicana writers. This feminist poet, novelist, columnist, and essayist has an extensive list of acclaimed work. Castillo talks about her own evolving identity, the US/Mexican border, and her latest novel, The Guardians. line paul cuadros
WatchPaul Cuadros
Paul Cuadros is an award-winning investigative reporter who writes about immigration, race, and poverty.
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WatchCristián Samper
Colombian biologist Cristián Samper is the acting secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the largest museum complex in the world. Samper talks with Hinojosa about the Smithsonian's controversies, its future, and the possibility of a Latino museum in Washington, D.C. line maricel presilla
WatchMaricel Presilla
Maricel Presilla, chef, restaurateur, and culinary historian, talks with Hinojosa about Cuban cuisine, Latin American ingredients, and how Latino food is changing the American palate. line maggie rivas rodriguez
WatchMaggie Rivas-Rodríguez
University of Texas professor Maggie Rivas-Rodríguez is the author of Mexican Americans and World War II. She talks with Hinojosa about the PBS series The War, the Latino experience, and Latinos' contributions to World War II. line leon ichaso
WatchLeón Ichaso
Cuban-born León Ichaso started making films in 1967. He directed the films Crossover Dreams (starring Rubén Blades), Bitter Sugar, Piñero (starring Benjamin Bratt), and El Cantante (starring Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony). Ichaso talks with Hinojosa about the making of El Cantante, his controversial career, and what is in store for the future. line ana ortiz
WatchAna Ortiz
Ana Ortiz has performed in dozens of theater and television shows, but she is best known for her portrayal of Hilda Suárez, the older sister of Betty Suárez, in ABC's hit series Ugly Betty. She talks with Hinojosa about her life in Hollywood, how show business is changing, and her dream job. line antonio gonzalez
WatchAntonio González
Antonio González, president of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project and the William C. Velásquez Institute, is the country's foremost expert on the Latino electorate. He talks with Hinojosa about the influence that Latinos are having on the 2008 presidential election. line tony plana
WatchTony Plana
Millions of Americans now know Cuban actor and director Tony Plana as Ignacio Suárez, Ugly Betty's undocumented dad. Plana talks about his career, his role as an educator, and how he became a poster child for immigration. line janet murguia
Watch Janet Murguía
Janet Murguía is the president and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the US. Murguía talks about NCLR, the criticism it faces, and the cultural backlash of Latino immigrants in today's political climate. line judy reyes
WatchJudy Reyes
Judy Reyes has appeared in the popular TV series The Sopranos, Oz, and Law and Order, but she is best known as Carla, the no-nonsense nurse with a razor-sharp sense of humor on NBC's hit series Scrubs. Reyes talks with Hinojosa about discovering her love of acting and producing independent films. line mercedes doretti
WatchMercedes Doretti
Mercedes Doretti uses forensic anthropology and archaeology to investigate human rights violations. Her organization has worked across the globe at sites of genocide and mass murder. Join this 2007 McArthur Fellow as she describes her challenging work. line
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