Interviewee

Magdaleno Cisneros

Interviewer

Luis Lopez

Project

Class Project

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

(Former Raza Unida Candidate) Mr. Cisneros was born in El Paso, Texas on July 23, 1949. He attended local schools, Aoy and Hart Elementary, then he went on to Bowie High School where he graduated in 1969. With the help of the Upward Bound Program and the Mexican-American Youth Association, Mr. Cisneros attended Colorado State University for one quarter semester, and then transfered to UTEP. At this university, Mr. Cisneros receibed his B.A. degree in Political Science in 1973. Mr. Cisneros ran for Justice of the Peace with La Raza Unida Party in El Paso County in 1974.

Summary of Interview

Political involvement; the Chicano community and politics; illegal aliens.

Date of Interview

11-26-1976

Length of Interview

1 hour

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Tape Number

No. 279

Transcript Number

No. 279

Length of Transcript

28 pages

Date Transcribed

12-15-1976

Transcriber

Luis Lopez

Interview Number

No. 279

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