Founded in 1992 at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the first and only university-based research institute in the United States devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent.
Film, Video, Audio Collection
Coronel Lora Fernández: Nuestro titán de Abril
Coronel Lora Fernández: Nuestro titán de Abril. Produced by Dr. Emilio Herasme Peña. Santo Domingo, 2007-2009. Spanish. Color; 59:21 minutes. DVD.
A TV documentary on the life of Coronel Juan María Lora Fernández, leader, hero and martyr of the 1965 civil war and revolution in the Dominican Republic. Coronel Juan María Lora Fernández played a pivotal role during the Batalla del Puente Duarte (Duarte Bridge Battle) against the military forces that led the 1963 military coup that overthrew President Juan Bosch and the U.S. military troops that invaded the country as a result of the popular revolt.
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