Wednesday, April 11, 2012

COLORES | Clyde & Carrie Tingley Of New Mexico

A documentary on which Mo Palmer worked:

This is a story that has needs to be told! After years of dedicated service to Albuquerque and the great state of New Mexico, Clyde & Carrie Tingley slipped into obscurity. Clyde Tingley, is perhaps the most important politician in the history of modern New Mexico. His tenure from 1917 to 1954 was equal to Chicago's Richard Daley and Boston's James Michael Curley. Tingley is responsible for bringing New Mexico into the 20th Century after after years of tireless effort. He is most well known for bringing the benefits of New Deal programs to Albuquerque and the rest of New Mexico. Told for the first time, this is a poignant story of a couple whose great love for New Mexico knew no equal!

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1 comment:

  1. My Dad's Family came to Albuquerque somewhere in the late 1800's,early 1900's. As a child my Dad talked a lot about Clyde & Carrie Tingly. All the wonderful things they did for ABQ & NM. How much they cared & gave to disadvantaged children. This documentary is wonderful gift to ABQ. Just as Mr Tingly who loved, lived and breathed ABQ was a gift to us. I'm saddened by the way ABQ rejection them! Even though they were rejected in the end like the some kids they helped. They still gave their money to Albuquerque's children at the end of their lives. An Amazing couple
    Thank you Mr & Mrs Tingly!
    And Thank you, people at Colore