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Independent Lens Episode: "Las Marthas"

Season 15, Episode 12
Episode Synopsis: A look at the traditional, month-long débutante season in Laredo, Texas, and its sister city, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, which coincides with and celebrates George Washington's birthday. It's capped by the invitation-only Colonial Ball hosted by the Society of Martha Washington; young women, most of them Mexican-American, debut in elaborate colonial-styled gowns that can cost up to $30,000.
Original Air Date: Feb 17, 2014

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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