Stage One: The Progressive Era
01/27/01: Pancho Villa: The man, the myth, the legend
Irene visits Columbus, New Mexico to get a glimpse of the site where Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa led his army to attack the United States on March 9, 1916.
02/10/01: Making a run for the border
Irene gets a first-hand glimpse of life on the most traveled border in the world between California and Mexico. The dispatch covers Mexico-US immigration policy and National Origins Act.
03/10/01: That's not just an orange you are eating. It's history
Irene looks at the contribution of Mexican Americans during the bracero program and the injustice of Operation Wetback in 1954.
04/18/02: Turn Down That Noise! But Turn Up That Good!
Kiddie version of Irene's punk dispatch, talks about the effects music can have on people.
05/05/01:Irene - Baby, I was born to run (all over this country)Irene talks about the end of her journey with the Odyssey.