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“News for the People: Local Journalism in the 1970s”

11.10.23 The 1970s were a time of change in New Mexico’s newsrooms. The decade was so full of turmoil and innovation that the Albuquerque Museum is highlighting it in its latest temporary exhibit, “News for the People.” Producer Antonio Sanchez and photojournalist Robert McDermott take you on a trip through the exhibit, speaking with a curator about some of the trailblazers and asking a retired reporter how journalism has changed since she started at the Albuquerque Journal nearly 50 years ago. 

Producer: Antonio Sanchez 

Photojournalist: Robert McDermott 

Guests: Jonathan Wright, history curatorial assistant, Albuquerque Museum  
Denise Tessier, retired journalist