Carlos Morton papers, 1977-[ongoing].


Carlos Morton papers, 1977-[ongoing].

Contains materials relating to two of Carlos Morton's plays, The many deaths of Danny Rosales, based on the beating death of Richad Morales while he was in police custody in Texas, and The savior, based on the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero in El Salvador. Includes research and manuscripts.

10 linear in.7 photographs : col. ; 5 x 7 in.1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 10 in.


SNAC Resource ID: 7584658

University of Texas at El Paso

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Romero, Óscar A. (Óscar Arnulfo), 1917-1980 (person)

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Morton, Carlos (person)

Prominent Chicano playwright, poet, and journalist. Born in Chicago on October 15, 1947. Son of a U.S. Army sergeant who changed the family name from Pérez to Morton. Received his BA in English from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1975; his MFA in Drama from the University of California San Diego in 1979; and his PhD in Drama from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. He has worked with Luis Valdez's Teatro Campesino. He has been the editor of several Latino magazines including La Lu...