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Latino Americans

Pride and Prejudice/Peril and Promise (#105)

Labor leaders organize farm workers in California and activists push for education opportunities. [56 minutes] TV-PG Closed Captioning Descriptive Video Service

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Series Description: This series tells the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the gradual construction of a new American identity from diverse sources that connects and empowers millions of people today. The series covers the 1500s to the present day.

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  • Foreigners In Their Own Land (#101)

    The first Spanish explorers in North America and the US expansion in the Southwest are examined. [115 minutes]

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  • Empire of Dreams (#102)

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  • War and Peace (#103)

    Trace the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country. [116 minutes]

  • The New Latinos (#104)

    [56 minutes]

  • Peril and Promise (#106)

    The debate over undocumented immigrants and the Latino influence on sports and media are explored. [56 minutes]

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