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Latino Americans

Pride and Prejudice

Season 1 Episode 105

Witness the creation of the proud "Chicano" identity as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos, the inclusion of Latino studies and empowerment in the political process.

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Latino Americans

Peril and Promise

Examine the past 30 years, as a second wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.S., creating a debate over undocumented immigrants.
Season 1 Episode 106
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Latino Americans

The New Latinos

Review the decades after World War II through the early 1960s, as swelling numbers of immigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic seek economic opportunities.
Season 1 Episode 104
Episode 3: War and Peace
Latino Americans

War and Peace

Trace the World War II years and those that follow, as Latino Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands, yet still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights in the United States.
Season 1 Episode 103