Jorge Drexler on his Oscar and Identity

April 8, 2007

Jorge Drexler is the first person from Uruguay to win an Academy Award. Drexler won the Oscar for composing the song "Al Otro Lado del Rio," which is featured in the film, "The Motorcycle Diaries." Drexler talks to Steve Paulson about his Oscar-winning song and his identity as an immigrant. We hear samples of Drexler's music.