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Jose Antonio Vargas

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Working: Undocumented Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Fought to Tell His Story

Slate Culture

This week, host June Thomas talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. In the interview, Jose discusses the origins of a piece he wrote for the New York Times Magazine titled “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant.” He also talks about his organization, Define American, which aims to influence how immigrants are depicted on TV, in movies, and on the national stage broadly. After the interview, June and co-host Isaac Butler talk about which groups are still not represented adequately on TV and in movies. In the exclusive Slate Plus segment, Jose lists his favorite books about immigration and citizenship. Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com or give us a call at (304) 933-9675.Podcast production by Cameron Drews.If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Big Mood, Little Mood—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. Sign up now at slate.com/workingplus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

4 Jul 2021

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Working: Undocumented Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Fought to Tell His Story

Slate Daily Feed

This week, host June Thomas talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. In the interview, Jose discusses the origins of a piece he wrote for the New York Times Magazine titled “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant.” He also talks about his organization, Define American, which aims to influence how immigrants are depicted on TV, in movies, and on the national stage broadly. After the interview, June and co-host Isaac Butler talk about which groups are still not represented adequately on TV and in movies. In the exclusive Slate Plus segment, Jose lists his favorite books about immigration and citizenship. Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com or give us a call at (304) 933-9675.Podcast production by Cameron Drews.If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Big Mood, Little Mood—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. Sign up now at slate.com/workingplus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

4 Jul 2021

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Undocumented Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Fought to Tell His Story

Working

This week, host June Thomas talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. In the interview, Jose discusses the origins of a piece he wrote for the New York Times Magazine titled “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant.” He also talks about his organization, Define American, which aims to influence how immigrants are depicted on TV, in movies, and on the national stage broadly. After the interview, June and co-host Isaac Butler talk about which groups are still not represented adequately on TV and in movies. In the exclusive Slate Plus segment, Jose lists his favorite books about immigration and citizenship. Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com or give us a call at (304) 933-9675.Podcast production by Cameron Drews.If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Big Mood, Little Mood—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. Sign up now at slate.com/workingplus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

4 Jul 2021

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Jose Antonio Vargas, Danez Smith, and Angelica Garcia

Live Wire with Luke Burbank

Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello share their most effective coping mechanisms during stressful times; journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas recounts coming out as an undocumented immigrant with the publication of his memoir Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen; poet Danez Smith praises personal heroes in their poem “My President;” and singer-songwriter Angelica Garcia performs the one-woman version of her song "It Don't Hinder Me."

52mins

6 Nov 2020

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3 questions to ask yourself about US citizenship | Jose Antonio Vargas

TED Talks Daily (HD video)

At age 16, journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas found out he was in the United States illegally. Since then, he's been thinking deeply about immigration and what it means to be a US citizen -- whether it's by birth, law or otherwise. In this powerful talk, Vargas calls for a shift in how we think about citizenship and encourages us all to reconsider our personal histories by answering three questions: Where did you come from? How did you get here? Who paid?

8mins

11 Aug 2020

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3 questions to ask yourself about US citizenship | Jose Antonio Vargas

TED Talks Daily

At age 16, journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas found out he was in the United States illegally. Since then, he's been thinking deeply about immigration and what it means to be a US citizen -- whether it's by birth, law or otherwise. In this powerful talk, Vargas calls for a shift in how we think about citizenship and encourages us all to reconsider our personal histories by answering three questions: Where did you come from? How did you get here? Who paid?

8mins

11 Aug 2020

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Jose Antonio Vargas

Future of StoryTelling

To learn more about Jose and his work with Define American, visit https://futureofstorytelling.org/story/jose-antonio-vargas-ep-13EPISODE NOTES© 2020 Future of StoryTelling, Corp.Produced by Future of StoryTelling, Corp.124 West 13th StreetNew York, NY 10011Founder and CEO, Charles MelcherExecutive Producer, Carolyn MerrimanAssistant Producer, Luke Gernertin collaboration with Charts & LeisureFounder, Jason OberholtzerExecutive Producer, Mike RugnettaEditor, Garrett Crowe Mix and Music, Michael SimonelliWith special thanks to Jose Antonio Vargas, Jonathan Yu, Bonnie Eldon, Shannon Fanuko, Meghal Janardan, Zoe Margolis, and Megan Worman.

26mins

20 Jun 2020

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S E316: Jose Antonio Vargas on How "The Bluest Eye" Changed Him

This Is Karen Hunter

Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas talks race, justice, immigration and how Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye changed his perspective on everything.

37mins

12 Jun 2020

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Jose Antonio Vargas

Asian Enough

A conversation with journalist, filmmaker and activist Jose Antonio Vargas about why coming out as undocumented was harder than coming out as gay, the complexities of Asian American identity, and how to confront racism in our own communities. [Advertisement] Asian Enough is presented by "Little America," now streaming exclusively on Apple TV+, in the TV app, on all iOS devices, and TV App supported devices.

46mins

2 Jun 2020

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Trevor Dives Into the Face Mask Debate | Jose Antonio Vargas & Chris Paul

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

Trevor covers face mask news, Jose Antonio Vargas talks about COVID-19's effects on undocumented immigrants, and NBA star Chris Paul discusses his documentary "Blackballed." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

44mins

21 May 2020

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