History

The Unknowable: Archival Strategies for Another Way to Be

Today was the day. On January 12, 2017, President Barack Obama ended former President Bill Clinton’s “wet foot, dry foot policy.” Enacted in 1995 in response to the wave of balseros leaving Cuba for the United States, Clinton’s wet foot,… Read More

History

In My Suegro’s Path: A 1951 Crónica

Imagine two people—son-in-law and father-in-law—sitting in a microvan. Both are surprised and chagrined to be living in Texas. And now we are going on an all-day medical field trip together. At age 82, my suegro, Solomon Cordova, Jr., relied on… Read More