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.

Thu, Sep 29 10:00 P.M. Empire of Dreams     NHPBS

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.

Fri, Sep 30 8:00 P.M. Empire of Dreams     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sun, Oct 2 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 2 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.

Mon, Oct 3 7:00 P.M. Pride and Prejudice     NH WORLD

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.

Mon, Oct 3 8:00 P.M. Peril and Promise     NH WORLD

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

Tue, Oct 4 12:00 A.M. Pride and Prejudice     NH WORLD

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.

Tue, Oct 4 1:00 A.M. Peril and Promise     NH WORLD

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

Tue, Oct 4 8:00 A.M. Pride and Prejudice     NH WORLD

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.

Tue, Oct 4 9:00 A.M. Peril and Promise     NH WORLD

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

Thu, Oct 6 10:00 P.M. War and Peace     NHPBS

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.

Fri, Oct 7 8:00 P.M. War and Peace     NH EXPLORE

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 9 4:00 A.M. Pride and Prejudice     NH WORLD

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 9 5:00 A.M. Peril and Promise     NH WORLD

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

Thu, Oct 13 10:00 P.M. The New Latinos     NHPBS

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.

Fri, Oct 14 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.

Thu, Oct 20 10:00 P.M. Pride and Prejudice     NHPBS

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.

Fri, Oct 21 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.

Thu, Oct 27 10:00 P.M. Peril and Promise     NHPBS

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

Fri, Oct 28 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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