Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Pinoy Pod 18

A cockroach on Ferdinand Marcos, Imelda sends in the clowns and other tales from a tragic murder case

Part 2 of the interview with Terri Mast, widow of Silme Domingo who was one of two FilAm martyrs of the movement against the Marcos dictatorship.

She recalls her bizarre encounter with the Marcoses in Hawaii during his deposition in connection with the 1981 murders of the two FilAm activists.


Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Pinoy Pod 17

Remembering two FilAm martyrs

Many Filipinos lost their lives in the 14-year battle against the Marcos dictatorship that culminated in the People Power Revolution 20 years ago.
Two of them were Filipino Americans.

In June 1981, Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, two union organizers in Seattle who were also known anti-Marcos activists, were shot in cold blood.

The assassinations shocked the Filipino American community.

The murderers were later arrested and convicted. But Viernes' and Domingo's families and friends suspected that the Marcos regime was involved.

After a long legal battle, a U.S. federal court found the Marcoses liable for the killings. It was a stunning victory for the families and colleagues of the two Filipino American martyrs.

This week, we present part one of a two-part interview with Terri Mast, the widow of Silme Domingo, and their daughter Ligaya.


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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Pinoy Pod 16

Farewell to Pati Poblete

Pinoy Pod says goodbye to Pati Poblete and Benny Evangelista talks to her about her book, "The Oracles: My Filipino Grandparents in America."