Cover to Cover Open Book, for April 17, 2009 - 3:00pm
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Today we talk with the author of Building The Latino future, Frank Carbajal about his book, and we also learn about the film American Violet that will be opening on May 1st.
Frank carbajal is founder and president of Estiempo that provides coaching and leadership counseling for business entrepenours and with Humberto Medina has recently co-written the book that we're talking about today entitled Building the latino future; Success stories for the next generation.
To find out more about the book and Frank Carbajal, you can go to www.estiempo.com
The United States has the world's largest prison population. Over 2 million people are in prison in this country. A high percentage of this prison population is there as the result of plea bargains. American Violet is a feature film that tells the astonishing story of a young 24 year old woman who was charged as a drug dealer and resisted the pressure to plea bargain and decided to fight the system in Texas to prove her innocence. Amelia Gonzalez talks with the writer and producer of the film Bill Haney. For more information about American Violet, you can go to www.AmericanViolet.com