Interview with James Vlasto on 11/07/2016, Segment 21
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Vlasto refers to the “Bilingual Courts Act” that Badillo introduced to Congress in 1975, which formally established access to free interpretive services in the courts. He recalls the importance Badillo placed on bilingual education because the politician always thought that "it worked."
November 7, 2016, Recording date
InterviewerLeonela Medina Baez
Location of interview
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, New York, NY
Bilingual education, Politicians
Individuals or Organizations MentionedHerman Badillo
, Edward Koch
, City University of New York (CUNY)
Related PlacesCenter for Puerto Rican Studies
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with James Vlasto on 11/07/2016, Segment 21: JVla.2016.11.7.21. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Oct 2019.
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