Latino Americans

This series tells the story of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the gradual construction of a new American identity from diverse sources that connects and empowers millions of people today. The series covers the 1500s to the present day.

Sat, Oct 3 7:00 P.M. The New Latinos     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sun, Oct 4 4:00 A.M. War and Peace     NH WORLD

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.

Sun, Oct 4 5:00 A.M. The New Latinos     NH WORLD

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.

Sun, Oct 4 8:00 P.M. The New Latinos     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sat, Oct 10 7:00 P.M. Pride and Prejudice     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sun, Oct 11 8:00 P.M. Pride and Prejudice     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sat, Oct 17 7:00 P.M. Peril and Promise     NH EXPLORE

Examine the past 30 years, as a second wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.

Sun, Oct 18 8:00 P.M. Peril and Promise     NH EXPLORE

Examine the past 30 years, as a second wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.


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Latino Americans By Episode

  • Foreigners In Their Own Land (#101)

    Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.

  • War and Peace (#103)

    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.

  • Foreigners In Their Own Land (#101)

    Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.

  • Empire of Dreams (#102)

    See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s: Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.

  • War and Peace (#103)

    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.

  • The New Latinos (#104)

    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.

  • Pride and Prejudice (#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.

  • Peril and Promise (#106)

    Examine the past 30 years, as a second wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.



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