Season 3, Episode 10 Los Mineros
First Aired: January 28, 1991
The story of the labor struggle of Mexican-American copper miners working in Arizona in the first half of the 20th century. Included: harsh living and working conditions; early attempts to unionize; the effects of the Depression and WWII. Luis Valdez narrates.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)