Latino Americans

A documentary series that chronicles the history and experiences of Latinos, the largest minority group in the U.S.

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Latino Americans Trailer
01:30 — Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today th (more…)
The Latino Americans Season 1
Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today th (more…)
The Latino Americans Season 1
Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today th (more…)
Hector Garcia
06:57 — Hector Garcia was a Mexican-American doctor who served in World War II. After returning home he dedicated his life to helping Hispanic Veterans receiv (more…)
The Alamo
01:51 — On Feb. 23, 1836 Santa Anna took possession of San Antonio, and on March 6th, the thirteenth day of the siege, his forces breached the Alamo defenses. (more…)
Guy Gabaldon
06:35 — Guy Gabaldon was a Mexican American U.S. Marine who at the age of 18, captured 1,500 Japanese during the Battle of Saipan in World War II. The U.S. Go (more…)
Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride Trailer
03:23 — In the 1960s and 1970s a generation of Mexican Americans, frustrated by persistent discrimination and poverty, find a new way forward, through social (more…)
Latino Americans Promo
00:30 — Latino Americans is a story of immigration and redemption, of anguish and celebration, of the gradual construction of a new American identity that con (more…)
New Mexico
07:17 — Settled in 1598 New Mexico was the oldest and largest Spanish settlement in the south west. Spanish culture was cultivated and preserved. The communit (more…)
Eligio Pena
02:38 — An immigrant from the Dominican Republic who fled the civil war and settled in New York, where he bought a supermarket in 1978 and now owns the Compar (more…)
Episode 6: Peril and Promise
55:06 — Takes viewers through the past 30 years, with a second wave of Cubans arriving in Miami during the Mariel exodus and with hundreds of thousands Salvad (more…)
Miguel Antonio Otero
05:20 — Miguel Antonio Otero was appointed Governor of the territory of New Mexico by President McKinley. He was instrumental in bringing the railroad to Nort (more…)
Julia Alvarez
03:18 — Julia Alvarez, a Dominican-American Poet, novelist and essayist, escaped with her family from the Dominican Republic and settled in New York City in t (more…)
Episode 4: The New Latinos
55:44 — Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic that stretches from the post-World War II years into the early 1 (more…)
Episode 2: Empire of Dreams
55:46 — Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of people that began in 1880 and continues into the 1940s, as Cubans, Mexica (more…)
Episode 4: The New Latinos Trailer
03:05 — Until World War II, Latino immigration to the United States was overwhelmingly Mexican-American. Now three new waves bring large-scale immigration fro (more…)
Voter Mobilization in Texas
21:42 — The Chicano movement challenged the political status quo in San Antonio, and felt that Henry B. Gonzalez did not speak for them. Youth Activist Jose A (more…)
El Dorado
05:17 — The Capo family starts their own furniture business in Little Havana, Miami. They were able to bring over their mother and three little brothers. The (more…)
Puerto Rico to New York
In the early years of the great depression New York offered a way out for Puerto Ricans. In the late 1940's Puerto Rico rolled out, 'Operation Bootstr (more…)
Dolores Huerta
01:26 — Dolores Huerta, a labor leader and civil rights activist who, along with Cesar Chavez founded the National Farmworkers Association, which later became (more…)
Episode 6: Peril and Promise Trailer
03:23 — From Cuba a second wave of refugees to United States the Mariel exodus floods Miami . The same decade sees the sudden arrival of hundreds of thous (more…)
Puerto Rican Youth and West Side Story
06:29 — Race and Ethnicity increasingly became a source of conflict for Puerto Ricans in New York. Turf was fiercely defended by different gangs. This was set (more…)
Macario Garcia
04:20 — Private Macario Garcia received the medal of honor for heroics during World War II. When he returned home to Texas he was refused service at a local d (more…)
Los Angeles Walk Out
11:04 — In 1968 Sal Castro organized the East Los Angeles High School walkouts, a series of protests against unequal conditions in Los Angeles Unified School (more…)
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  • Premiered: September 17, 2013
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A documentary series that chronicles the history and experiences of Latinos, the largest minority group in the U.S. (more)

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