Euresti, Abner 1998-09-30

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Abner Euresti discusses his life in Lubbock and career as a TV news anchorman.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Abner Euresti

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Date: September 30, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 1 hour, 5 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1: b. in Taylor, Texas in 1952, parents, father: Euresti, Solomon G., b. in 1922, mother: Euresti, Rachel, b. in 1933, education, Work, Father (again), Served in World War II, pilot, Crop-duster, Parents: migrant farm workers, Moved to Lubbock, Texas soon after his birth, One of seven children, Started school in 1958, Education, Discrimination, Lubbock High School, Difficulties, Opinion, Hispanic mentality, College, Dreamed of going since he was a child, Texas Tech University, Experiences, Telecommunications major, Graduated May 1974, Channel 11: Lubbock, Texas, Jobs, Reporter, 1979, part-time anchorman, 1980, became an anchorman, audience reactions, Audience reactions (continued), Euresti, Abner (again), Community Activities, Education, Guest speaker, Lubbock, Texas (again), Tornado, 1970, Demographics, Desegregation, Racism, Lubbock Police Department, Growth, Problems, Economic development, Dry county, Opinions, "The Strip", problems, Euresti, Abner (again), On being a role model, Right-to-know, Rumors, Hernandez, Victor, Opinions, Education, Problems, Changes that need to be made

Tape 2: Education (continued), Thoughts on how far the Hispanic Community has come, [ends after 5 minutes]

Range Dates: 1952-1998

Bulk Dates: 1952-1998


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