Richard Rodriguez

Richard Rodriguez, the son of working-class immigrant parents, is well-known for his controversial views on bilingual education. In addition to writing and lecturing, he has appeared regularly on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, for which he received a Peabody Award. Rodriguez’s books include Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez (1982); Mexico’s Children (1990); Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father (1992), which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; and Brown: The Last Discovery of America. He has received degrees from Stanford and Columbia and attended the Warburg Institute in London on a Fulbright fellowship.

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