John Valadez is a Peabody Award-winning filmmaker who has written, directed, and produced many nationally broadcast documentary films.
Tracing the history of the superhero genre can reveal a lot about how we understand our own history, and how history gets whitewashed. Shawn Taylor, John Jennings and Art Burton look at how black superheroes evolved from a black Wild West lawman to HBO's Watchmen. And I talk with John Valadez about Mexican American masked vigilantes who may have inspired Zorro, and other masked heroes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Trish Kerlé speaks with Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker John J. Valadez.
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Episode Count
2
Podcast Count
2
Total Airtime
1 hour, 31 minutes