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¡Tierra, Sí! - Atenco - Part 1 View Series

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Mexico

Can the forced displacement of families ever be justified? This is a question that knows no borders as governments seek out locations for new highways, hospitals, universities, and, especially, airports. The people of Atenco, Mexico, argue against plans to put one on their farmlands.

¡Tierra, Sí! - Atenco - Part 2 View Series

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Mexico

If you find it unusual that a farmer is comparing compensation for his land with the cost of presidential bath linens, you are clearly not aware of the toallagate scandal that rocked Vicente Fox’s administration and led to resignations at Los Pinos. We’re not sure what kind of towel US $400 buys, but it best be pretty darned afelpado is all we can say!

¡Tierra, Sí! - Atenco - Part 3 View Series

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Mexico

Something that induces lagrimas (tears) is said to be lacrimógeno. So if you were organizing a Festival de cine lacrimógeno, only tear-jerkers would fit the bill. If, on the other hand, you were organizing a protest of the forced seizure of your family’s farm, you might find yourself crying because of the gas lacrimógeno wafting through the air.

¡Tierra, Sí! - Atenco - Part 4 View Series

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Mexico

In this installment of the dispute documentary we hear Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata quoted over a protester’s loudspeaker. As Zapata said: “¡Victoria o muerte!” (“Victory or death!”). To protest the taking of their farmland, the people of Atenco are using stronger and stronger language. Listen in.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

On the first episode of this several-part series about Andalusian farmers, we begin to explore how these hard-working folks bring typical regional products like olives, avocados and chestnuts "From the Field to the Table."

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

In this episode, the hostess continues to explore the lives of Andalusian farmers in La Campana, a small town in Seville, and wakes up early to accompany them on their way to work harvesting olives.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

The olive harvest season has arrived and many Spanish migrant workers must say goodbye to their homes and families for months at time.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

75 Minutes continues its exploration of the intense and dedicated lives of Spanish chestnut pickers.

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Spain

This episode of "75 Minutes" shows us a bit about how the Spanish chestnut farmers sell their product, how it is processed and the multitude of delicious foods and dishes in which chestnuts can be utilized.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

"75 Minutes" continues with its first-hand look at how Spanish migrant workers harvest the olive crop.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

75 Minutos continues to explore the sometimes grueling professional and personal lives of the hard-working Spanish migrant farmers responsible for the olive harvest.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

After a long day at work, these Andalusian farmers get to their temporary quarters to rest, eat and have a good time. Let's find out in what conditions they live during the harvesting season.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

This episode of "75 minutos" examines the lives of mushroom pickers and how this delicacy gets "From the Field to the Table."

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 11 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

Spanish mushroom pickers explain about a few of the many different types of mushrooms. While some are edible, sought-after delicacies and others have the medicinal qualities of vasodilators and aphrodisiacs, still others are poisonous when eaten and can even cause death.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 12 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

"75 minutos" continues its interviews with mushroom experts, introducing us to more varieties of mushrooms and seeing, in a restaurant which specializes in mushroom dishes, their transformation "from the field to the table."

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 13 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

After learning how the olives are harvested in the fields, the host of "75 minutos" visits a plant in Jaen. There, she will witness the whole process that the olives go through to transform into delicious Spanish olive oil.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 14 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

Antonia, the charming reporter from 75 Minutes, takes us on a tour of a factory that processes olives to convert them into liquid gold: Spanish olive oil, one of the fınest ın the world!

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Spain

"75 minutos" continues to go behind the scenes of olive oil production: from the factories, to the offices, to oil classes and tastings... We even meet a family whose daily life seems to revolve around olive oil.

75 minutos - Del campo a la mesa - Part 16 View Series View This Episode

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Spain

Andalusians use avocados for a variety of purposes from food to candles to beauty treatments. But, how are they grown and sold? "75 minutos" takes you behind the scenes.

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