Tonight’s program focuses on Haiti. Guests include Jacqueline Regis, now an attourney in Minneapolis who was born and raised in Haiti and who escaped with her family during the Papa Doc Duvalier regime. She has recently written a book, The Daughter of the Arsenal. Joining her is Mike, an American who is about to leave for Haiti to work on an addition to a school, a gift from his company, Lifetouch Photography. Haitian musis is featured.
The first ½ hour consists of music from Mexico. The second ½ hour is dedicated to music from Chile (unavoidably, the Parra family but also Camila Moreno, one of the young voices of Chilean music). The last ½ hour consists of music from Brazil: Two voices from Salvador da Bahia, the singer Virginia Rodrigues and the legendary composer Dorival Caymmi.