Latino Americans

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (43)

Latino Americans is a show about the contributions that individuals of Mexican and other Hispanic descent have made in America over the past five hundred years. This PBS documentary will chronicle the hopes, fears, failures, contributions, and advancements of the Latino people in America from the sixteenth century to the present day. Latino Americans, which is scheduled to air this month, will educate the viewer on different subjects regarding Latino life within the New World that was to become the United States. The pictures of this documentary show a Jesuit priest blessing a Native American child, Pancho Villa on horseback, a group of Puerto Rican individuals at a Newark Airport in 1947, and popular singer Gloria Estefan performing on stage in our present day. Latino Americans illustrates the fact that our country is a nation of immigrants. This television series documents the contribution of the Latino immigrant group and shows how this minority group of 50 million individuals has overcome the odds.

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Seasons
Peril and Promise
6. Peril and Promise
October 1, 2013
The transformation of immigration.
Prejudice and Pride
5. Prejudice and Pride
October 1, 2013
The conclusion recalls the creation of the Chicano identity; the effort to organize California farm workers; the push for better education; and the entry of Latinos into the political process. Also: chronicling the past 30 years, including the 1980 Mariel exodus from Cuba; and the backlash against undocumented workers that led to tighter border restrictions.
The New Latinos
4. The New Latinos
September 24, 2013
Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic.
War and Peace
3. War and Peace
September 24, 2013
Examining the contributions that Latino Americans made during World War II and the years that followed, plus the discrimination they faced and their fight for civil rights. Also: remembering the post-WWII influx of immigrants from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic.
Empire of Dreams
2. Empire of Dreams
September 1, 2013
Empire of Dreams
Foreigners in Their Own Land
1. Foreigners in Their Own Land
September 17, 2013
Foreigners in Their Own Land
Description

Latino Americans is a show about the contributions that individuals of Mexican and other Hispanic descent have made in America over the past five hundred years. This PBS documentary will chronicle the hopes, fears, failures, contributions, and advancements of the Latino people in America from the sixteenth century to the present day.

Latino Americans, which is scheduled to air this month, will educate the viewer on different subjects regarding Latino life within the New World that was to become the United States. The pictures of this documentary show a Jesuit priest blessing a Native American child, Pancho Villa on horseback, a group of Puerto Rican individuals at a Newark Airport in 1947, and popular singer Gloria Estefan performing on stage in our present day.

Latino Americans illustrates the fact that our country is a nation of immigrants. This television series documents the contribution of the Latino immigrant group and shows how this minority group of 50 million individuals has overcome the odds.

Latino Americans is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on September 17, 2013.

Where to Watch Latino Americans

Latino Americans is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Latino Americans on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Apple TV and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    September 17, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (43)