Oral history of La Cucaracha
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In this interview conducted by José A. Ortega, seven founding members of the alternative Chicano newspaper La Cucaracha talk about how they created one of the most long-lasting as well as successful publications to come out of the Chicano Movement. In a lively discussion, they describe how La Cucaracha came about, the mechanics of how they put the paper together. how it was distributed, and their hope to someday revive it. Interviewees include: Juan “Freddie Freak” Trujillo, Pablo Mora, Rita J. Martinez, David Martinez, José Esteban Ortega, Deborah Espinosa, and Juan Espinosa.