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Latino Americans

Episode 6: Peril and Promise Trailer

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 thousands of Central Americans (Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and Nicaraguans)

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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

Latino Americans | Pride and Prejudice

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.
Season 1 Episode 105
Map of southeastern U.S.
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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
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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
Episode 2: Empire of Dreams
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Latino Americans

Empire of Dreams

See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s.
Season 1 Episode 102
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Latino Americans

Foreigners In Their Own Land

Survey the history of Latinos from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America.
Season 1 Episode 101
Episode 6: Peril and Promise
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Latino Americans

Episode 6: Peril and Promise

Takes viewers through the past 30 years of immigration and transformation
Season 1 Episode 6
Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride
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Latino Americans