Click here to read the research essay, An Interview with Tallulah by Ray Bautista
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audio segments from an April 2007 interview by Ray Bautista with Tallulah,
Co-Host of TFC’s Speak Out
Tallulah of Speak Out
The Intro (994 KB)
Tallulah Dae David talks about how her family came to
Tallulah studying in Berkeley
Past And Present Jobs (2.26 MB)
Tallulahs’ old jobs include working at Eastwind Bookstore, and also at Barnes and Noble. She likes working in bookstores so she can have good discounts on school books and books for her collection at home. She gives a brief description of her show Speak Out.
This is Oprah’s book of the month
Tallulah talks about her major, Development Studies. Her major included her studying abroad in
Progresso (Order and Progression)
Tagalog Difficulties (1.44 MB)
Tallulah talks about the difficulties of learning a new language and how much harder it is to relearn your native language
Culture Shock (1.72 MB)
The biggest culture shock was the unequal gender division in
First year back from Philippines
Difference Between Philippines and American Education System (2.24 MB)
The most note able difference between
Speak Out (2.16 MB)
Speak Out is a debate show that discusses issues like teen pregnancy, gay marriages, religion. The show is intended for Filipino American college students and families in hopes that they start discussions between their friends and families.
Tallulah and JC, host of TFCs’ Speak Out
Tallulah’s Favorite Speak Out Topics (1.44 MB)
Some of Tallulah’s favorite topics are gay marriages, premarital sex, pornography, and the most heated debate being vegetarianism vs. omnivores.
Speak Out, the only Filipino American
town hall program.
Filipino American Community
the Silent Community of model minorities
Random Picture of Tallulah
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last revised: 5-10-07
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