Nick Jimenez

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South Texas Stories


South Texas Stories is an ongoing oral/aural history project and digital archive that seeks to preserve and share the rich history and heritage of Corpus Christi and the surrounding area.  For more information, visit the homepage for South Texas Stories.

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This is an oral history recording of Nick Jimenez interviewed by David Blanke. Mr. Jimenez shared an overview of his early life in San Antonio, Texas; his professional education and development in college and as a young reporter; brief comments about his time serving in the Army in Vietnam; his arrival in Corpus Christi in the 1970s; and key issues surrounding its social and economic development such as Cisneros v. Corpus Christi Independent School District, Dr. Hector P. García, Selena, the Port of Corpus Christi, and environmentalism.

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