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Saenz, David, 2007 March 6

 Part of Collection
Call Number: RU 1055, Series Accession 2008-A-001

Scope and Contents

David Saenz moved to the Chatham Street neighborhood in Fair Haven five years ago. He discusses some anecdotes from his earlier life, including his rescue of two stray cats. Saenz is mostly content with his neighborhood, but describes a running feud with a neighbor who raises fighting pit bulls next door. The pit bulls, Saenz says, have attacked a number of people and killed one of his cats, but the police refuse to take action. Saenz has harsh words for the police in his neighborhood, suggesting that they're overworked and ineffectual. On a number of ocassions, Saenz says, he has called the police to report a crime and failed to recieve any response at all. He also discusses the plight of illegal immigrants in his neighborhood, who have been the victims of a number of crimes but are too scared by their immigration status to report crimes to the police. Saenz also describes a neighborhood street festival he recently attended.

Interviewer: Cannell, Oliver


  • 2007 March 6

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Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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