Moments in Time

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: 08/20/10

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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