Interview with Orlando Madriz


  • Identifier2006 OH 017
  • Date9/10/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeMadriz, Orlando
  • DescriptionOrlando Madriz is a native of Caracas, Venezuela. He enrolled in the Venezuelan Military Academy, where he was commissioned as a lieutenant. He came to the United States in 1992 and to EKU for the English Language Institute. Mr. Madriz discusses why he wanted to come to the United States to help his career. He talks of being an international student at EKU and learning English. Mr. Madriz highlights professors and others whom helped him on campus.
  • Duration00:48:33
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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