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Initially when Montalbán and Darrow met with the networks to talk about hiring more Hispanic actors, Darrow says, “Some of them would point to art directors. For some reason, there were a lot of Hispanic art directors. That was good but not enough. You never saw a Hispanic first or second Vice President of a network, except for one Mexican gentleman who was a Vice President during Chaparral. You did not usually see Hispanic actors up for roles that were not Hispanic. If your name was Rodolfo, you played Rodolfo. When Hispanic parts weren’t being written, you didn’t work.”

“The basic problem of course went beyond actors,” says Darrow. “A Latino television reporter would be doing a show on immigrants or the Mexican restaurant that just opened. He would not be given the chance to do a front line news story, unless it concerned crime in the barrio. Of course, Latino television reporters were rarely seen, like Latino actors. When we asked the networks why they didn’t hire Hispanic actors, they would tell us, ‘Wait a minute! We’ve got a 25% Latin hiring,’” says Darrow. “Yeah, almost all of them worked in the commissary or cleaning the sound stages! On one hand, it was work. People had jobs and they were going to get pensions. On the other hand, we wanted people behind the camera but we first wanted them in front of the camera. They’d tell us there weren’t any qualified Hispanic actors…”

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