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
Trujillo: El Poder del Jefe I
Trujillo: El Poder del Jefe I. Directed by Rene Fortunato. Santo Domingo, 1993. Spanish. B/W; 75 minutes. VHS/ DVD.
This is the first of a three-part documentary based on the political, economic, and social conditions that led to the rise of the dictatorship of Rafael Leonidas Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. It also summarizes the country's history from 1916 to 1937.
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