In Her Own Voice - Doña Teresa Aguilera y Roche
Special | 6m 16s
The only woman in New Mexico arrested by the Inquisition on the account of secretly being Jewish... Learn the fascinating story of Doña Teresa Aguilera y Roche, the wife of Santa Fe's colonial governor Don Bernardo López de Mendizábal. While imprisoned in Mexico City she asks for a pen and paper and writes her defense laying bare what life was like in the Palace of the Governors at that time.
Aired: 08/20/10Video has closed captioning.