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Latino Americans

Carlos Vaquerano

By the late 1970s Central America became a battleground of the cold war. In rural El Salvador, Carlos Vaquerano's friends and family members were killed by death squads. He was forced to flee to the United States in 1980.

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Episode 4: The New Latinos
Episode
55:44
Latino Americans

Episode 4: The New Latinos

Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic
Season 1 Episode 4
Episode 3: War and Peace
Episode
55:16
Latino Americans

Episode 3: War and Peace

Latino Americans serve their country during WWII but still face discrimination at home.
Season 1 Episode 3
Episode 2: Empire of Dreams
Episode
55:46
Latino Americans

Episode 2: Empire of Dreams

Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of immigrants
Season 1 Episode 2
Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land
Episode
53:37
Latino Americans

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land

Explores the period from 1565-1880.
Season 1 Episode 1
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